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Weight Bearing Exercises For Non Ambulatory Patients To Increase Bone Strength
What steps should I take in addition to weight-bearing exercises to help rebuild bone mass? Any supplements, otc meds, or special diet instructions? Thanks!
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
Can a bone cyst hurt? Was told I had one in tibia when I was young. Having some non-weight bearing very intermittent pain in the area.
I broke my ankle. The doctor said it was on a non weight bearing bone. I was given an air cast. Will i need anything else? It has been a week since i went to the ER with the broken ankle. Is it likely that i will need a hard cast or could this be it? I h
Broked my left ankle mind communication in talus bone .I m on non weight bearing on foot for 7 weeks cast, what to do?
What is : Mind communication? Please check spelling and reask... ...Read more
What to do if i broke my left ankle mind communication in talus bone .I m on non weight bearing on foot for 7 weeks cast?
Comminuted fracture: Unfortunately, bone healing takes a minimum of 4-6 weeks. Staying compliant with non-weightbearing orders until then and eating a healthy diet, not smoking and (my preference) not taking NSAIDs (as there is evidence that they inhibit healing) are all important. If your injury looks anything like the attached photo, your healing time could be much longer (12+ weeks) minimum to a year. ...Read more
I fractured my left ankle mind communication in talus bone .I m on non weight bearing on foot for 7 weeks cast?
Yes...: Injuries to the talus may take a long time to heal and may need extended periods of immobilization. ...Read more
Is there usually a period of non-weight bearing after ankle arthroscopy if bone spurs are removed from leg bones? No-microfracture of talus.
As comfort dictates: There is no specific reason that you can not put weight after arthroscopic spur removal. Weight bearing a tolerated usually is your status. Keep the ankle elevated higher than your heart for first few days to decrease swelling. It will hurt to walk on it initially so walkonit if you like to suffer, . As usual it is best to follow the protocol of your surgeon who did it, theyknow the situation best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had an open tib/fib fracture 7 years ago my dr didn't set my fib because it is a non weight bearing bone. Still have leg pain is it because fib?
After 6 weeks non weight bearing from surgery on malleolus fracture, when can I go on the HCG weight loss protocol without affecting the bone regrowth?
Any time is a good. : ...time. Fractures R likely 2 heal no mater what. Even malnourished people can heal their fractures. The bone healing process is given preferential treatment by the body it steals what it needs from wherever it resides in Ur body. B sure U get enough calcium & protein. Starting on an exercise program needs the ok from Ur ortho surgeon. ...Read more
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