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Exercises To Help Heal Fractures In Shoulder Growth Plate
How long does it take for a growth plate fracture in a 3 year old to heal, who's been immobilized for 3 weeks?
Depends: How quickly growth plate fractures heal depends on a number of factors. The most important are probably: which bone is fractured, how severe it is, age and the general health of the child. That being said, children do tend to heal more quickly, and growth plate fractures heal more quickly than other fractures. With more information, one of our ortho docs may be able to give you a better idea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Growth plate: The healing process begins immediately.Get a more detailed answer ›
Fracture leg: Yes the growth plate is visible on a xray. ...Read more
If a thumb had a fractured growth plate 4 years ago could it still be causing problems now? Can it be fixed?
My thumb swells up from taking notes in class or barely bumping then hurts to where I can't move it fractured growth plate 4 years ago is that why?
Possible: If that was the same side as the injury, it could absolutely have something to do with your current symptoms. Since it is causing problems, see a hand surgeon for a consultation. There may be some physical or occupational therapy that could help, but you want to make sure there's nothing wrong that requires an operation as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more
My thumb swells up and turns black and blue from barely hitting it or even taking notes in class fractured growth plate and tore tissue 8th gr. Now sr
An xray will tell --: And seeing an orthopod will confirm, it to be one or the other. At age 49, you don't get a growth plate problem; unless the question was about some kid. Good luck. ...Read more
Pain and swelling : See a doctor for evaluation. Grow plate injuries can possible impede growth of the bone if not treated properly. ...Read more
No good solution: There is nothing a person can do to catch up growth after a growth plate injury. If there is a limb length discrepancy after such an injury has resolved, then the limbs could be evened out by limb length shortening of the other side or lengthening of the shorter side but these are typically only done if the discrepancy is severe. ...Read more
Can orthopedics see your growth plate in your wrist? I think i might have fractured it, can they see the growth plate in an X-ray type thing?
Growth plates: Growth plates are visible on x-ray if the patient is still developing. Once the growth plates close, they are no longer visible on x-ray and the patient stops growing. All growth plates in your body should be closed at this point. If you feel that you fractured your wrist, i would recommend evaluation by an orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
If someone suffered a growth plate fracture in the fibula of a leg and it led to stunted growth, could that mean the tibia could "outgrow" the fibula?
Fibula fx: More likely if it indeed led to stunted growth that the lack of growth of the fibula held back appropriate growth of the tibia and that led to the growth problems. Your fibula usually does not determine height because it is a non-weight bearing bone, but in that instance it could have effect on height. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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