What chronic pain comes from a butterfly femur fracture?

Hopefully none. Chronic pain is defined in several ways-all of which have to do with time from onset of pain. For example, one definition is pain that lasts longer than three months from the onset of symptoms. Typically, a fractured bone heals in 6-8 weeks. Based on this, there is no reason to suspect that a femur fracture will result in a chronically painful condition.

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What chronic pain stems from a butterfly femur fracture?

Bad Fracture. This is a bad fracture and I am sure if you have that you underwent surgery with internal fixation (hardware). There is a lot of tissue damage involved in the fracture itself and then the surgery. Anyone has the potential for chronic pain due to the scarring of tissue or the post fracture bony changes which take place with any bad fracture. Read more...

What causes a femur fracture to move once in a cast?

Needs immediate eval. Call the Ortho doctor's office and discuss your concern with them. There may be an error with the the cast itself or you may have misunderstood the instruction given for home care. Read more...
Movement. Fractures can move/shift in a cast for many reasons, but the most common reason is that the swelling has gone down. This causes the limb to be "smaller" in the cast, which allows too much room to move around. For this reason, casts are often changed every 2-3 weeks until the fracture has healed. Read more...

How does a child (3month old) get a spiral femur fracture from abuse?

Femur fracture. A spiral femur fracture is usually caused by twisting of the limb. Read more...
Trauma abuse. Children who are not at an age to walk do not sustain injuries because they can not fall down. Thus fractures in a child who does not walk is the result of trauma caused by another person. A spiral fracture is a result of torsion or rotation of the bone caused by twisting injury to leg. Read more...

How to treat muscle during a femur fracture?

Need more detail. If you mean how to you exercise the muscle, then you can do isometric quadriceps exercises, that are generally safe and reduce atrophy. Your limitations however are determined by the type, location, severity, and or type of surgical fix that was done. Because there are so many variables, you have to ask your surgeon for the proper recommendations. Read more...
Keep moving . Once the fracture is well fixed surgically it is good to keep all muscles moving as much as possible but must be careful to not over do it nad to limit wt bearing within the parameters set by your orthopedic surgeon ask your orthopedic surgeon about this and maybe physical therapy might be appropriate. Read more...

If one person have femur fracture, what kind of opration will be use in america?

Depends. This really depends on the location of the fracture and age of the patient. But, options include intramedullary rod, plate and screws, . Read more...
Depends . Really depends where the femur was broke. If by the hip it could require a nail, screws or even partial to full replacement. If middle or closer to the knee this is usually treated with a plate or nail and screws. Traction is rarely used or external fixators or even casting as adults don't tolerate hip spica casts. Read more...