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Sir please suggest me the way to join internally broken leg.

Sir please suggest me the way to join internally broken leg.

Varies : There are a number of ways to treat a displaced fracture of the leg including reducing and applying a cast, fixing it with pins or plated or screws; or using an intramedullary rod or a device known as an external fixator. Choice is based on specific fracture type. ...Read more

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How to treat a broken leg?

How to treat a broken leg?

Immobilization.: Usually some form of immobilization is necessary, but certain fractures may require surgery. Please see an orthopedic specialist, for the proper care. ...Read more

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How can I take a broken leg on a trip?

How can I take a broken leg on a trip?

Adequate splinting: Folks with broken bones in the legs can travel if the fracture is either adequately fixed or well immobilized so as to cut down on mobility at the fracture site. ...Read more

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When is it okay to walk after broken leg?

When is it okay to walk after broken leg?

Depends: There are some fractures that are safe to weight bear. Others require a period of protected weight bearing. Ask your orthopedist. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would a toddlers broken leg heal ok?

Hi docs, would a toddlers broken leg heal ok?

Yes: Yes it will heal but needs to be seen by orthopedist or pediatrician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can help a person with a broken leg walk?

Physical therapy: After the leg has healed adequately, physical therapy can help strengthen the muscles and reteach how to walk again. ...Read more

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What can I do to speed up recovery from a broken leg?

What can I do to speed up recovery from a broken leg?

? Acupuncture: In addition to the treatment regiment provided by your physician ask him or her about adding acupuncture to expedite healing. ...Read more

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Is it usual for a broken leg to be swollen for two weeks?

Is it usual for a broken leg to be swollen for two weeks?

Yes: Any trauma to an extremity could take weeks if not months for the swelling to subside. The lymphatic system which helps drain the fluid may take months to equilibrate. The good news is that swelling doesn't hurt, just annoying to get your shoes to fit. Ted hose ( tight) stockings could help with the swelling. ...Read more

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If you fall on broken leg in plaster will you do any harm?

If you fall on broken leg in plaster will you do any harm?

Maybe: Depends on mechanism of injury, severity, and the status of your bones, muscles, and tendons. ...Read more

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