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What is the treatment for a chipped bone in theshin?

What is the treatment for a chipped bone in theshin?

Immobiliation.: Depending on the extent of the injury. You may need surgery or you may need to be placed in a cast, splint, or a brace. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Fell on knee 2 months ago. Bad bruise healed but still painful to kneel. No swelling. Bursitis?chipped bone? See a doctor?Wait for healing? Treatment?

Fell on knee 2 months ago. Bad bruise healed but still painful to kneel. No swelling. Bursitis?chipped bone? See a doctor?Wait for healing? Treatment?

Ortho evaluation: Symptoms persisting for two months require expert evaluation with radiographic and perhaps mr exams. History and physical exam by orthopedic doctor necessary to determine problem and course of therapy ...Read more

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Iam 16.5 years boy and my height is 5'4 ..If my bone plates are not fused then can my height grow with treatment?

Iam 16.5 years boy and my height is 5'4 ..If my bone plates are not fused then can my height grow with treatment?

Some: Correct that you may grow some more if growth plates not fused, and if receive treatment. But also check family heights--if they are all about 5'4", then don't expect to become a basketball player. Might gain a few inches with treatment. ...Read more

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What are bone markers for osteoporosis treatment?

What are bone markers for osteoporosis treatment?

Multiple: N-telopeptide in urine is an older one. It is measured on the second voided urine specimen of the day and so is a little complicated to get. C-telopeptide is a newer one that is measured in blood-can be collected anytime so is used more often. If treatment is good, these markers will be low (they are measures of bone turnover). Your 25 hydroxy vitamin d level should also be above 30. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of spur in heel bone?.

Arch supports: Heel pain, often described as heel spurs or heel spur syndrome is rarely the result of the spur, but instead mechanical overloading and inflammation of the attachment of the plantar fascia to the heel bone. This usually responds well to arch supports, antiinflammatories, injections and stretching. Also frequently due to worn shoes so go ahead and replace with good quality supportive athletic shoes. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for slowly developing bone pain?

What is the best treatment for slowly developing bone pain?

Bone Pain: Bone pain is a symptom and it should be investigated before you start any treatment. ...Read more

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What are risks of having extra bone in rib? What's the treatment?

What are risks of having extra bone in rib? What's the treatment?

None: I am not aware of extra bone in your ribs of course it is possible to have cancer or metastatic disease but given your age and lack of any symptoms i would not worry about it i hope that helps put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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Which is the best treatment for advanced osteporsis(bone disease)?

Protection: Protection against falls, eliminating (if possible) contributing medications, optimize calcium intake, use a bone protective agent (actonel or miacalcitonin) and assure adequate vitamin d. ...Read more

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What is an average amount of regained bone per year whilst on osteoporosis treatment?

What is an average amount of regained bone per year whilst on osteoporosis treatment?

Depends: It depends on many factors / what the pt is taking and esp the general condition of the pt as well as of course genetics most osteoporosis rx is directed to lowering the bine loss rate as opposed to building it up the only one that has sig "build up " potential is Forteo also need to optimize vit d level and use calcium supplement the best would be calcium citrate at ~ 600 mg 2 x/ day.Also exerc. ...Read more

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What happens to the bones after bisophanate or other treatment comes to its end? Would the bones revert back to original losses?

What happens to the bones after bisophanate or other treatment comes to its end?  Would the bones revert back to original losses?

Yes.: After bisphosphonates are stopped the bone turnover resumes its normal cycle and bone loss occurs unless exercise, hormones or other interventions are in place. Talk to your doctor about the planned anti osteoporosis therapy post bisphosphonates. ...Read more