what is the typical recovery time after a compound femur fracture

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What is the typical recovery time after a compound femur fracture?

4-6 months

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Assumong there is no bone loss or infection most compound femur fractures will heal in 4-6 months
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Dr. Daniel Mass answered:

Is it unusual for a58 yr old to still have substantial pain 3 weeks after rods/screws for comucated femur fracture right below femoral neck ? In rehab

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The bone will not be solid for 6-8 weeks
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What is the typical tibial plateau fracture recovery time?

Depends

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depends on many factors how bad the fx smoker or not how good is vit D level ect all fx's take about 2 years to fully heal and remodel they break quickly but heal slowly
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I've been diagnosed with an acute avulsion fracture of the fibula head. What is the typical treatment & recovery time for this injury?

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you should see a specialist. would need to knwo more details concerning the xray. Sometimes its just a cast and crutches. Sometimes its just a brace. Sometimes it requires surgery.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered:

How do you fix a stress fracture of the femoral head?

Fixation device

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Hip Pinning A hip pinning is a procedure done to place several screws across the fractured bone. Hip pinning is generally only done in patients with a femoral neck fracture that is well aligned and minimally displaced.
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What can I do to recover from a femoral neck fracture?

PT

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is a good start and they can give you a home program.
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Dr. Mark C. Weston answered:

What is the pathophysiology of a femoral neck fracture?

Wards triangle

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The weak spot of the femur is in the femoral neck called wards triangle osteoporosis weakens bone patient falls broke energy absorbed exceeds strength of bone fails in tension fractur propagates along vectors of force applied through weakest bone fracture displaces and disrupts blood supply to femoral head no blood no healing dead head bone collapse arthritis forcedcrecumbancy pe blood clot PE dea
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Dr. Shawn Hennigan answered:

What are the signs and symptoms after a femoral neck fracture?

Femoral neck fx

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Most often, groin pain following a fall. Typically patients have inability to walk or standings affected leg. Diagnosis made with X-ray. Sometimes if fractureissuspected, but X-ray is non-diagnostic, MRI can make a diagnosis.
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What is the pathophysiology when a femoral neck fracture occurs?

Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis is a leading cause of femoral neck fractures. Low levels of calcium and vitamin D can also contribute.
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Dr. Steven Morgan answered:

What happens when there are Femoral neck fracture complications?

Reconstruction

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Depends on complication. If you are under age of 55 and you developed deformity or the fracture did not heal it is not unreasonable to reposition the proximal femur and the fracture orientation through a surgery called an osteotomy. In other cases a hip replacement is a possibility. In the younger population an effort to preserve the hip should be made
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