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Why do bones remodel themselves?

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Dr. Mark Einbecker
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In brief: Because they can

Bone remodelling is the body's way of correcting a deformity after a fracture as one example.
The bone will remodel according to the stresses applied to it . Orthopedist know how much of a deformity a bone can have and still remodel back to a function status.

In brief: Because they can

Bone remodelling is the body's way of correcting a deformity after a fracture as one example.
The bone will remodel according to the stresses applied to it . Orthopedist know how much of a deformity a bone can have and still remodel back to a function status.
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