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How Can You Tell If Fibia Fracture Healed
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
Stubbed/fractured?: If it is stubbed, then it'll probably be a contusion that will take a few days to subside. If there is bruising under the nail, there's a chance that you'll still see some residual bruising at that nail for up to a year, but the toe would be ok. However, if you fractured the toe, then it's a minimum of 6-8 weeks if you started treating the toe after it was injured. ...Read more
4-6 weeks is usual: Most fractures, including non-displaced incomplete ones, heal in 4-6 weeks. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, a fractured vertebrae can "heal itself". The question is rather is it in good alignment that it we heal without chronic pain resulting from it, and is there anything about the nature of the injury that would put you at risk for neurological sequela. For that we would need to examine you directly and look at the scans of your specific fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sir, my midshaft humerus fractured broken slightly.Can it will be heal without surgery tell me also the recovery time? Doctors did plaster of paris.
Yes: Most of these will heal in 6to 8 weeks without surgery. They should be followed to make sure they stay straight. ...Read more
Take it easy: Most spine fractures will heal within 3 months with bracing, limiting strenuous activity and close follow-up with a spine specialist. Some fractures require surgical stabilization and kyphoplasty is an option for elderly patients with compression fractures. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: some people nad some bones heal faster of slower in general it is at least 6 weeks to some early stability / 3 months to pretty good stability and at least 6 months to "full" healing although it can take a whole lot longer and to fully remodel bone certainly does take longer good vit D level helps things to heal up a bit quicker IMHO ...Read more
6 - 8 weeks: This depends on whether the injury required surgery or not, the severity of the fracture, etc - but for the most part, such injuries should be well on the way to healing within 6 - 8 weeks. The most crucial part of recovery is restoring normal range of motion of the finger, which is typically begun about 2 weeks after the injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Typically : An adult takes 6-8 weeks for a bone to heal. Often for a nondisplaced finger fracture after three weeks one can begin range of motion if pain is minimal even tho it is not fully healed. Wrist fractures take longer generally. These are just loose recommendations as treatment needs to be monitored and supervised. ...Read more
Bone Healing Aids: A well balanced diet is best regardless of injury. While taking a calcium supplement will not speed healing as well as a multi vitamin its part of a balanced diet. If you are taking anti inflammatory medication you should discuss the possible effects on fracture healing with your doctor. If you smoke stop while your fracture is healing. Smoking is associated with delayed fracture healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me how he broke it but we believe he got into a fight. his bottom jaw is fracture in the front will it heal on its own?
Medical evaluation: He needs medical evaluation and then necessary interventions can be determined. ...Read more
I am suffered 2nd metacarpal fracture since weeks. I am a athletic. I do exercise push up pull up.when i will heal time and do practice..plz tell me?
Depends: If no pains: Or deformity or any complaints, we can leave it be, and maybe get some pt; if there is deformity we assess how does it affect the function of the hand? Then there is a possibility that in surgery we break the bone and realign it, then fix it. ...Read more
How much swelling, pain is normal with a metatarsal stress fracture, 10 weeks in boot. How to tell if fracture has healed on x-ray- how much callus?
After 10 weeks, : There should be little if any pain. If there is mobility about the fractured bones calluses will increase. If there is little if any movement little to no callus. If there is still pain after 10 weeks, there may have been a non-union in which case further treatment may be needed. You should speak to your doctor and repeat the X-ray. Then you should have a better idea of what is going on ...Read more
My C7 facet fracture has healed but still getting bit of pain in left elbow and muscle pain b near shoulder can u tell me what causing it when active?
Referred somatic psi: Referred somatic pain fromi injured facet post trumatic degeneration or ligament injury consider fiagnostic facet injection followed by rf ablation if it really bothers you comfort with activities after injury is not always achievable look at the portland trailblazers last couple of seasons not everybody makes it off injured reserve the ones that do may just be suffering more. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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