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I have a spiral fracture on my leg how long will it take to heal?

It depend o the age

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Children heal faster than adult. Children need about 6-8 weeks adult need about 8-12 weeks.
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How is a spiral fracture repaired?

Spiral means the

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shape and configuration of the fracture is "spiral". Much depends where it is, a spiral fracture in the tibia or lower leg in a toddler is different than one associated with a crooked finger in the hand from a dog leash injury. Principles of fracture treatment anywhere may be to observe and splint or to correct deformity if needed, how may be to reduce it with manipulation, then add cast or surger
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What could causes a spiral fracture of tibia and fibular in children?

Trauma

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I have seen this in a kid who fell over his day roughhousing,which was the only somewhat innocent cause I could think of. The injury implys a twisting form of trauma.I suppose a kid who stuck his leg in a hole & fell over could do it, but the possibility of inflicted trauma must be considered.
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Dr. Mark C. Weston answered:

Risk of working out with spiral fracture metacarpal?

Take some time off

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Bone needs astill environment to heal corectly thats what the casts are formetacarpalfrx can fail to heal or healcrooked working out wont help avoid these problems.
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describe spiral fracture?

Biscuit pack opening

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Similar to image of a container of pre-made biscuits being opened, a spiral fracture basically unravels as it breaks commonly due to the rotatory force applied to the bone at the time of injury. The increased bony surface area between the two fracture parts may help provide a more robust healing environment
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What's a spiral fracture?

Spiral fracture

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This is a fracture that is not linear and does not cross the width of the bone. It is usually elongated and travels the length of the bone instead of the width of the bone.
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What is the treatment for a spiral fracture of the tibia?

Nonsurgical

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Or surgical it depend if the fracture, the age of the patients and displaced or non-displaced. In general the non-displaced fracture we treat conservatively cast, brace, the other surgically.
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Is a weber b fracture described as a spiral fracture?

Weber B

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Weber B is a category of ankle fracture where the fracture line is at or near the level of the plafond (tibia joint space). It can be oblique, spiral, or transverse.
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Spiral fracture in an infant by accident. How is this treated?

Depends on the bone

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Depends on he bone and displacement. Femur fractures would be treated in a hip spica cast. Fortunately, infants have great remodeling potentiial
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered:

What to do if I get a spiral fracture in the metacarpals?

Goto the orthopedic

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Surgeon he will take care of it for you. In the meanwhile if you have splint use it and do body taping of that finger to next finger.
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