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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...

I have wrist drop due to bone fracture from last four month now I hve to wait or go for the nerve treatment?

Wrist drop. This must have been quite a fracture. What was the treatment at the time of the fracture? Did you have surgery or not? Yes definitely get the nerve checked and repaired if possible - its already been 4 months. Read more...
WRIST DROP TX. Wrist drop can be difficult to treat follow up with your doctor and get a neurology consult. Physical therapy all be needed to rehab and get strength back post op. Read more...

What causes severe muscles spasms and what is the treatment for a pelvic bone fracture?

Dehydration, meds, . Severe muscle spasms can come from sports injuries, orthopedic injuries, dehydration, medication side effects such as decongestants, low potassium, abnormal calcium, abnormal phosphorus, muscle pulls, tendon strains, and more. Often time it helps getting lab work, drinking at least half your weight in ounces of water and eating yellow mustard. Other people keep a bar of soap under the covers. Read more...

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...

If you have a broken or fractured bone but didn't realize it, is it too late to get treatment?

Not necessarily. Hopefully the fracture is well aligned and it can still be casted or immobilized if it is not nor must determine if the position needs to be corrected by manipulation or surgery always tell my patient better to have a negative x-ray than hope it's not broken and find out that it healed in the wrong position. Read more...

50year old male had L1comprassion bone fracture. Whith history of osteoprosis what. Is the best recomended treatment and the cost in Amirca?

Many considerations. Treatment for an L1 compression fracture depends on the severity of compression and if there is any neurologic compromise or bone fragments extruded into the spinal canal. A minor wedge compression fracture is always treated nonoperatively. Treatment of the underlying osteoporosis is an important medical condition, and can be addressed by the primary care physician or orthopedic specialists. Read more...

How much time it takes to heal broken bone with out any treatment?

Depends on the. Nature of the break. Some bones may be comminuted and in multiple pieces, location is important as well, some anatomical locations will take longer to heal I.e jones fracture of fifth metatarsal with no treatment likely will take longer......I would advise proper treatment. Read more...
On average 6-8 weeks. There are several factors that can affect healing a broken bone...severity of the break, bone that is broken, existing medical problems and how controlled they are (ie diabetes, thyroid disease, osteopenia, osteoporosis, low vitamin D, etc.), as well as smoking history. On average, it takes a simple fracture 6-8 weeks to heal. Sometimes longer if any of the above listed conditions exist. Read more...

What can I expect if I go to the emergency room with a broken bone? Orthopedic treatment that night?

Probable referral. An xray will be able to tell 'the seriousness of the fracture' such as displacement or comminution. Displacement is when the bones are 'shifted' and less likely to heal. Communition is when there are 'extra fragments' . An orthopedic doctor will be called and follow-up arranged depending upon the seriousness. Read more...
Depends. If the break is severe or requires urgent surgery you will see an orthopedist that night. Some breaks require semi urgent follow up while others can be seen in a week in the office after having been splinted by ed staff. Read more...