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I fractured my hip 6 months ago, the doctor had said it has fully healed. I am now exercising and pain is coming back? Is this normal?

I fractured my hip 6 months ago, the doctor had said it has fully healed. I am now exercising and pain is coming back? Is this normal?

No: Not normal. It could just represent a soreness from return to exercise and the muscular pain that may occur; but theoretically could represent a complication from your fracture such as avascular necrosis. I would make sure your surgeon is aware. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Fracture (Definition)

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


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Am I likely to fracture my foot if I don't wear shoes while exercising outside for about an hour?

Am I likely to fracture my foot if I don't wear shoes while exercising outside for about an hour?

Depends!: Depends on your weight, the exercise activity, the intensity of activity, and the surface you are exercising on (grass versus concrete!). ...Read more

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Is it ok to workout with a broken (fractured) nose?

Is it ok to workout with a broken (fractured) nose?

Of course: You might want to wear a plastic brace around the face which professional athletes do when they break their nose. But without that, just be careful in the work out so you do not re-bump the nose. ...Read more

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Fractured my ankle back in July. Healed fine but yesterday after a high impact workout, I am having bad pain & hurts to walk on it. Why is it hurting?

Take it easy: While bones themselves typically heal by 8 weeks, the associated tissue damage (and pain) can potentially last longer. The muscles are also likely weak from disuse. Ease back into HIIT slowly - give your muscles and soft tissue time to regain strength. ...Read more

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Is jumping bad for a L5 pars fracture? I am 22 and very active plus love to workout, do triathlons, and obstacle course races. Is it ok to do these?

Is jumping bad for a L5 pars fracture? I am 22 and very active plus love to workout, do triathlons, and obstacle course races. Is it ok to do these?

See your ORS: Apparrently you have been recently diagnosed w/ spondylisis bilaterally. You have no spondylolisthesis @ this point. I have or have seen many patients w/ spondylolysis most all (90+%) do well. May be a good idea for you to see your ors or get another opinion and ask your surgeon who has examined you and seen your MRI to take it from here. You really cannot be treated over the internet.! good luck! ...Read more

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What does it meant to have colles' fracture?

What does it meant to have colles' fracture?

Broken wrist: Colles fracture is a fracture of the lower end of the radius bone. At your wrist. ...Read more

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What is colles fracture??? and appropiate method of operating it???

What is colles fracture??? and appropiate method of operating it???

Radius fracture: It's a common medical condition which normally presents as "wrist" fracture, however, it indicates a fracture of the distal radius. Typically seen in women of postmenopausal age, but can happen in any person. More so in those with fragile bones (osteoporosis). Uncomplicated cases require no surgery. ...Read more

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Is the word fractured a medical term?

Is the word fractured a medical term?

Yes and no: It is used in orthopedic to dsecripe the status of the bone. A bone fracture is a medical condition in which there is a break in the continuity of the bone. It could be used also in other to discripe the same. ...Read more

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How can you heal a fractured back?

How can you heal a fractured back?

Back: Orthopedic surgeon & physical therapy are your best bet. ...Read more

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How do I know that I have a fractured rib?

Easy to break a rib!: If you've had an injury that puts unusual force against a rib, you may be able to feel a very tender spot at the point of fracture. An xray can confirm a fracture. Often, however, you don't see the fracture initially - but a little while later, after new bone has formed around the fracture site. You often don't do much - other than comfort measures - as the broken rib heals...About six weeks! ...Read more

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What should I do to address a fractured back?

What should I do to address a fractured back?

It depends.: You can have fractures from major ot minor trauma. If you have a fracture for example from osteoporosis, than maybe you should see your internist and get started on a regimen for that. If the pain is severe and you can no longer tolerate the pain, then there may be other options and you should see a spinal specialist. ...Read more

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What do you do if someone got a fractured rib?

What do you do if someone got a fractured rib?

Pain control: Pain control is the mainstay for fractured ribs. Only on rare occasions, when patients are polytraumatized, we will operate on them using plates and screws to improve their lung function and decrease their stay in the icu. Otherwise, we let them heal on their own. ...Read more

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How do you I if my 5th metatarsal is fractured?

How do you I if my 5th metatarsal is fractured?

5th metatarsal: It is important that you see a physician and have a x-ray to determine if you have a fracture. If there is a fracture then treatment options usually consist of crutches, boot/ cast, or surgery. There is a chance that a fifth metatarsal fracture may be a “jones fracture” and have a high risk for nonunion, or failure to heal properly. ...Read more

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How do you get a fractured back and what breaks?

How do you get a fractured back and what breaks?

Many ways: A fall, an accident, just about anyway you can break any bone. What breaks? Any part of the spine can break there are multiple vertebrae, these are the bones that comprise the spine, they are named after the region of the body they are in; cervical, thoracic, lumbar. Any one can crack or fracture. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have a fractured lisfranc region?

Often missed in ER: Swelling, development of clearly asymmetrical deformity in one foot vs the other, pain in the midfoot definitely need to see your foot surgeon for proper assessment. ...Read more

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