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How would i break my tibia and/or fibula?

How would i break my tibia and/or fibula?

Trauma: Such as a fall, twisting injury or a direct blow would be some common causes of a fracture. Avoid those things to NOT get a fracture (break). ...Read more

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Why is the tibia bowed anteriorly in syphilis?

Why is the tibia bowed anteriorly in syphilis?

Saber shin: Many diseases can cause periostitis & bone softening, syphilis being one of them. Anterior bowing is "…due to abnormal weightbearing" according to extract from imaging of tropical diseases: with epidemiological, pathological ..., volume 2 by philip e. S. Palmer, maurice merrick reeder. ...Read more

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What can I do for a speedy recovery for a broken tibia ?

What can I do for a speedy recovery for a broken tibia ?

Follow Instructions: If you follow your orthopaedic surgeon's instructions, you will recover the fastest. Instructions he/she will give you will depend on the type and location of your fracture and if surgery was needed or not. But if you do not heed his/her instructions, then you can potentially experience some complications. ...Read more

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How long will it take for the resuluts of a tibia surgery?

How long will it take for the resuluts of a tibia surgery?

What kind of tibial: Surgery we are talking about, this will decide the answer. ...Read more

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What could cause swelling/growth on inner aspect of tibia?

What could cause swelling/growth on inner aspect of tibia?

It depends: Any growth or swelling on a bone would concern me. It could be a tumor in case it is growing in size or causing you pain. If it does not settle down in 1-2 weeks, you should show it to you doctor and let him/her examine you. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a broken tibia typically?

How long does it take to recover from a broken tibia typically?

4-6 months: Really depends on how it was broke, how it was fixed, etc but realistically speaking the bone can take 3-4 months to heal based on location and your muscles will take additional time to recover if you were non weight bearing for a period of time. Expect improvements overall for upwards to a year. ...Read more

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I hit my tibia and i got instant bump, what should I do about it?

I hit my tibia and i got instant bump, what should I do about it?

Ice, pain meds: Tibial surface is sensitive and painful when struck. As long as the bone is not broken, you can treat it with ice and pain relievers until the swelling and pain go down. ...Read more

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Pain around the top of my tibia, fibula area. What could this be?

Pain around the top of my tibia, fibula area. What could this be?

Unclear: Unfortunately this is an unclear question. The tibia, fibula bones extend from your knee to your ankle so presumably by saying "the top" you are referring to the area at the knee? Knee pain can be due to so many causes, such as ligament injury, cartilage injury, sprain, infection, etc. Your best bet will be to see a physician. ...Read more

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Please tell me what should my fibula tibia break look or feel like?

Please tell me what should my fibula tibia break look or feel like?

Please tell me: Extremely painful to walk on or to touch with swelling and sometimes with redness or black and blue. If you think you have that, please get x-rays asap; some people can tolerate pain better than others and can actually walk for weeks with a break in the bone. ...Read more

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What to do if I have recently broken my left tibia, is it ok to drive an automatic car?

What to do if I have recently broken my left tibia, is it ok to drive an automatic car?

Usually the: treating doctor will provide specific input about driving. It is important to follow this because if you are in a car accident that issue would be addressed. ...Read more

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Are there growth plates in the middle(lengthwise) of the tibia or are they just at the ends?

Are there growth plates in the middle(lengthwise) of the tibia or are they just at the ends?

At the ends: The epiphyseal plate (or epiphysial plate, physis, or growth plate) is a hyaline cartilage plate in the metaphysis at each end of a long bone. These bones grow by the contribution of new bone from the growth plate. The plate is found in children and adolescents, and fuses in adults, so that length does not normally increase after the plates are fused. ...Read more

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Fell off my bicycle 5 days ago and landed on my upper tibia and the soft tissue between the patela and tibia. What should I do?

Fell off my bicycle 5 days ago and landed on my upper tibia and the soft tissue between the patela and tibia. What should I do?

See below: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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My tibia has been in pain since i started running. It's at the point where i can move it. It's on top part where it kind of sticks out. What is this.

My tibia has been in pain since i started running. It's at the point where i can move it. It's on top part where it kind of sticks out. What is this.

You need to show it : Any persistent pain especially if it is increasing or associated with a swelling around the knee joint area would concern me enough that you should show it to your doctor and let him examine you to be sure that there is no abnormal growth or tumor where you are hhurting. ...Read more

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Read on Net 39YO claims she grew 1 inch in 20s, another in 30s & is still growing. X-ray shows tibia not fused. Can this be true & if so what's cause?

Read on Net 39YO claims she grew 1 inch in 20s, another in 30s & is still growing. X-ray shows tibia not fused. Can this be true & if so what's cause?

No: No, not that I am aware of. Most women complete their growth 18-24 months after they start having periods, this is usually about the age of 13-14. I do not know of any condition where growth plates are open at the age of 30. If there was, she would be huge! ...Read more

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What connects the patella to the tibia?

What connects the patella to the tibia?

A tendon called the: Patellar Tendon. Some also call it the Patellar Ligament. ...Read more

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How to determine if i fractured my tibia?

How to determine if i fractured my tibia?

Pain, swelling : Pain, swelling, difficulty walking are all signs of a tibia fracture. It would be best to see your doctor and get Xrays. ...Read more

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Why is my tibia in pain if there's no bruise on it?

Why is my tibia in pain if there's no bruise on it?

Depends...: Would need more information...Could be shin splints. "shin splint" typically refers to pain on the front of the lower leg, . Pain in this area may come from medial tibial stress syndrome (mtss), stress fractures, or compartment syndrome. Identifying the underlying reason for your pain will guide a specific plan of care. Treatments usually consist of rest, stretching, ice, massage, or orthotics. ...Read more