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Treatment options for forearm fracture?

Treatment options for forearm fracture?

Depends: If the fracture is severe enough it may need surgery which includes inserting a plate and screws. If surgery is not necessary, a cast is applied for 4-6 weeks until the fracture is healed and stable. ...Read more

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How is clavicle fracture typically treated?

How is clavicle fracture typically treated?

Depends: The treatment of clavicle fractures widely varies depending on the location of the fracture, the amount of shortening of the clavicle, involvement of surrounding soft tissues, including the overlying skin. Lots of fractures can be treated with a sling and time, certain fractures have superior outcomes with surgical care. ...Read more

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Treatment for sprained shoulder?

Treatment for sprained shoulder?

Rest and Elevation: The most important principles are to rest the shoulder joint and keep it elevated in a sling for the first 24-72 hrs. Oral anti inflammatory tabs may help reduce the inflammation as well. If there is ongoing pain after a week, then it is ideal to see your Doctor who may organise an Ultrasound scan to rule out damage to the rotator cuff tendons. At this stage physiotherapy may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Close reduction treatment for a dislocated shoulder?

Close reduction treatment for a dislocated shoulder?

That is the: Initial treatment option. This means manually putting the shoulder back into socket without making an incision. ...Read more

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Treatment options for multiple rib fractures? Thanks!

Pain control: Rib fractures usually do not require surgery or any sort of splinting. The key to treating rib fractures is to get the pain under control with anti-inflammatories, and narcotics if necessary. Ice and/or heat to the area may help with the pain as well. ...Read more

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Best treatment for a wrist fracture?

Best treatment for a wrist fracture?

Caring for a : Broken wrist involves assessing the nature of, location, degree, angulation, displacement, soft tissue. Injury as well as age, general health, bone quality and many other factors a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon trains for years and years and continues to read research and articles regarding the methods needed , using all thus they decide splint, cast, surgery etc. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for newborn collar bone fracture?

What is the best treatment for newborn collar bone fracture?

They heal alone: They heal by themselves in about a week or two without specific treatment.Have to be careful how to position the newborn in bed and how to hold the baby when in your arms. ...Read more

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How is a clavicle fracture typically treated?

How is a clavicle fracture typically treated?

Strap or surgery: If there is minimal displacement then a clavicle strap is enough. If markedly displaced, then surgery would be appropriate. This would include a plate and screws or a small rod that would be placed inside the bone after aligning it. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for humerus fracture?

What is the treatment for humerus fracture?

Too broad of a topic: I cannot answer this accurately. The humerus can be broken in three distinct areas, near the shoulder, the middle part of the bone, and near the elbow. Depending where the fracture is has huge impact on the options. There are non-operative and surgical options for fractures at all three locations but i cannot discuss in more detail without knowing more specifics about the fracture. ...Read more

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Is cast appropriate treatment for bone bruise of the metacarpals ?

Is cast appropriate treatment for bone bruise of the metacarpals ?

Depends: A bone bruise, as opposed to a bone fracture, does not need to be put in a cast in the sense of protection from displacement. But a cast can be useful to control swelling, potentially help with pain, and may make the hand more functional while you are recovering. I certainly would discuss with your doctor the different options for immobilization that are available. ...Read more

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Ideal treatment for depressed open skull fractures?

Ideal treatment for depressed open skull fractures?

Surgery: An open, depressed skull fracture may require surgery. A ct scan can be used to help the neurosurgeon determine proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hand bone fracture?

What is the treatment for hand bone fracture?

A hand orthopedist.: Any significant hand trauma should be seen urgently. Till then clean skin, and apply ice. An x-ray will generally find fracture, but often when first occurs, may miss a hairline fracture, or one in the many bones of the hand. If clinically suspect even after 'normal' x-ray, may need ct scan, mri, bone scan. A fracture may show up with regular x-ray a bit later, when calcium there. C a hand ortho. ...Read more

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What is better treatment of spine tail bone dislocation?

What is better treatment of spine tail bone dislocation?

Let me explain: If what saying is true you have dislocation of the tail bone? Let me ask you ?Dose it bother you a lot? If it dose bother you i think the only solution for that to have and take the tail out ...Read more

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What is the treatment for traumatic elbow dislocation?

What is the treatment for traumatic elbow dislocation?

Reduction: You need to be seen emergently and have the elbow relocated or reduced. Anesthesia/sedation is generally required to relax the muscles to allow for the joint to be reduced. You may require a period of immobilization. ...Read more

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Treatment for cracked ribs?

Treatment for cracked ribs?

Meds: Analgesics and antiinflammatories for pain. A throw pillow to brace against and cough once in a whole to decrease risk of pneumonia/ mucus plugging in the lungs. Be patient, it will hurt to breathe deep for many days. ...Read more

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Conservative treatment for elongated styloid process?

Conservative treatment for elongated styloid process?

Elongated styloid: process is an anatomic variation that in most cases causes no symptoms and requires no treatment. Rarely, it can cause symptoms like pain and difficulty swallowing due to the elongated styloid pressing on adjacent structures. This is called Eagle Syndrome. If you have Eagle Syndrome, the treatment is surgical(styloidectomy). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cuboid avulsion fracture ?

Depends on fracture: A small avulsion fracture of the cuboid may require no treatment other than crutches and pain control. Others may require non weight bearing for a prolonged period of time and/or surgery. It would be best to discuss this with your Orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for scaphoid fracture?

Surgery Recommended : Reasons for surgery: 1. Scaphoid non-unions. 2. Lifestyle. Non-unions are rare but unpredictable. Any scaphoid fracture can fail to heal. That ruins any activity requiring full grip or range of motion for the rest of your life. 8 to 12 weeks of casting can cost one a job, athletic fitness, etc. Virtually all surgeons have surgery so they can keep working. Use your values to decide what to do. ...Read more

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Non surgical and/or surgical treatment options for proximal tib/fib joint instability?

Non surgical and/or surgical treatment options for proximal tib/fib joint instability?

Options: Nonsurgical: physical therapies such as activity modification, supportive straps, and knee strengthening. For patients with chronic pain or instability, surgical options include arthrodesis (fusing the joint), fibular head resection, and proximal tibiofibular joint capsule reconstruction. It would be worth trying the non surgical techniques first. Find a good osteopath or sports physio ...Read more

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