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U can't make it heal: the body is programed 2 due this all by itself. If healthy, proper diet NO SMOKING! !! & adequate calcium intake U will heal. Fractures of the junction of the middle & distal tibia have lower blood supply, so follow the advice of Ur ortho 2 a T. Don't push it. Fractures with a larger surface area involved heal better than a hairline Fx, ,which has a very small surface area & heal slowly. ...Read more
Noticed slight bony bump on left tibia(no injury). Can't be seen(small), only felt. Does not cause any problems, and bone never fractured. Is this bad?
Probably nothing: the tibia (and bones in general) aren't perfectly smooth and can have some irregularities. Often times bones can get "bumps" on the from an inflammation of the periosteum or the thin layer of "bone skin" that covers each bone. It is likely that the bump on your tibia was from a minor trauma and the skin elevated off the bone collecting blood which in turn transforms into bone tissue. ...Read more
I'm looking for a nyc orthopedics that deals with special surgery/injuries since i crushed my tibia femur on my left leg. I'm a nypd officer in pain?
Pain: There are several routes you can take on your own. Call a local hospital and ask for a referral , call the local medical society and see if there is a referral service. If that fails , call an orthopedist and ask if they do that or can make a referral. ...Read more
Stress fracture : This is not an uncommon problem. Check with your orthopedist about treatment options. ...Read more
Intermittent "bone pain" feeling in tibia for 3 days (at rest), unrelated to activity/injury. Could bone cyst explain it? Or prior prednisone use?
Sometimes: Prednisone can cause both bone and joint problems. If you have had long treatment courses of prednisone, it could weaken the bone and make you more susceptible to stress fractures though I would expect some pain with weight bearing. Bone cysts unlikely in your age group. As always , if pain persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
Does a displaced tibia fracture on ankle need immediate reduction before being placed in a splint? Does this injury require surgery to fix?
Depends!: It depends on how displaced the fracture is! Some fractures have minimal displacement and no reduction is necessary. Surgery depends on the type of fracture, degree of displacement, other injuries, your state of health, etc. The orthopedist doing the treatment, will be able to answer your questions exactly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
?Erythema Nodosum: While there are certainly other causes, en is a common hypersensitivity (allergic reaction of sorts) reaction commonly found on the shins, calves and buttocks. Often fever and joint aches occur. If it's en the lesions usually start in clusters and are tender, then after a few days turn into painful nodules and then bruising. Symptoms can be treated unless an underlying cause is found. ...Read more
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