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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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How long does it take to recover from an ankle surgery that removed bone spurs ?

How long does it take to recover from an ankle surgery that removed bone spurs ?

Variable....: Depends on the extent of the bone spurs, their location and whether the procedure was done in a minimally invasive fashion. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chip in ankle bone to heal?

How long does it take for chip in ankle bone to heal?

Can take a while: It can take several months but it is possible that it may not heal. It may need to be removed if it is affecting the joint. ...Read more

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How long does it take torn tendons in the foot to heal naturally without surgery?

How long does it take torn tendons in the foot to heal naturally without surgery?

One must keep : In mind "natural" is not necessarily better. If the proximal portion of the tendon retracted then the tendon may never function optimally again. Only allow a tendon to heal naturally, if under the guidance and or consulting of a treating physician. ...Read more

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About how long does it take to recover from bone spur surgery when it is removed from the foot?

About how long does it take to recover from bone spur surgery when it is removed from the foot?

Where is it???: I know it seems like an obvious question, but depending on exactly where the spur is at, there can be a number of possible answers. Sorry! ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal a broken bone in wrist?

How long does it take to heal a broken bone in wrist?

Typically 6 weeks: Most routine wrist fractures heal in about 6 weeks. Unfortunately certain fractures like scaphoid fractures can take 2-3 months or more to heal due to the tenuous blood suppply of the bone. ...Read more

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How long does it take for soft tissue in the foot to heal?

How long does it take for soft tissue in the foot to heal?

Too vague...: It depends on what tissue is injured, the extent of the injury and it you are weight-bearing, extent of activities, etc. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Usually how long will it take to heel the children (4 years) fractures in leg libra bone what is the best food to give?

Usually how long will it take to heel the children (4 years) fractures in leg libra bone what is the best food to give?

See details: Specific food will not help. Immobilization and orthopedic care will help. Your question is confusing so if this answer does not help you may want to resubmit it. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a broken bone in the forearm to heal?

How long does it take for a broken bone in the forearm to heal?

About 6 weeks: Bone healing takes about 6-8 weeks for 70% healing. Full healing can take 3 months or longer. An orthopedist should be monitoring it until full healing to avoid problems such as mal union or non union. ...Read more

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How long does a broken bone take to heal in cast?

How long does a broken bone take to heal in cast?

6 weeks is typical: Cast immobilization usually allows the vast majority of broken bones to heal uneventfully in about 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a bone bruise in the ribs to heal?

How long does it take for a bone bruise in the ribs to heal?

6 to 8 weeks: Most rib injuries are fractures. Rib "bruises" are most likely fractures in which the ends fit together so well they can't be seen on xray. In most people, rib fractures heal completely in 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from broken femur/hip surgery with INTERTROCHANTER nail?

How long does it take to recover from broken femur/hip surgery with INTERTROCHANTER nail?

Depends on age, bone: quality & any co morbidity the person has. If good non-osteoporotic bone & good hardware purchase & early weight bearing the fracture will heal the fastest. In the elderly with other medical problems @ poor bone quality, the time is quite longer. Everyone heals differently, so even to give you a range is not accurate without this knowledge. Picture is 1 of good bone & well fixated. ...Read more

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How long do bone bruises in the knee area usually take to heal?

How long do bone bruises in the knee area usually take to heal?

Highly variable time: The natural history of bone bruises within the knee has been the subject of ongoing study. Conflicting data exists suggesting that there really is extensive variability in the recovery timeline. Researchers are seeking to elucidate tell tale clues or factors that may one day help us better predict which bruises will resolve rapidly from those that may take an extended period of time. ...Read more

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How long does a damaged tendon take to heal in your foot?

6+weeks: It depends on the tendon and how its treated. Figure 6 weeks with good care, immobilization followed by light stretching and rom. If it is the achilles tendon that requires professional care and perhaps surgery if the tendon is completely torn. ...Read more

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How long does it typically take for a cracked cartilage in the knee to heal?

How long does it typically take for a cracked cartilage in the knee to heal?

It usually doesn't: Unfortunately, injuries to the articular cartilage on the end of the bones usually doesn't heal. A meniscus tear, another form of cartilage in the knee may heal, depending on the type of tear, and location of the tear. ...Read more

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After removing the plates from the ankle, how long will it take to walk?

Screw Removal: Though you will be in bandage and surgical shoe removal means bone is healed and should be able to walk same day. Always follow your doctors orders. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal bone fracture with the external fixator?

How long does it take to heal bone fracture with the external fixator?

Longer than usual: The external fixator usually used for unstable or compound fracture or badly comminuted ones, those fracture are difficult to heal because the amount of damage to the bone.8-18 weeks. ...Read more

Bone Spurs (Definition)

Bone spurs, or osteophytes, are bony projections that form along joints, and are often seen in conditions such as arthritis. Bone spurs are largely responsible for limitations in joint motion ...Read more