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What does it mean to have a soft bone after surgery on the bone?

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Dr. Howard Luks
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Osteopenia

It is not unusual to develop "disuese osteopenia" after fracture work.
When you are not walking on a leg, the bones see less stress and lose some of their bone density. It should revert to normal with time.

In brief: Osteopenia

It is not unusual to develop "disuese osteopenia" after fracture work.
When you are not walking on a leg, the bones see less stress and lose some of their bone density. It should revert to normal with time.
Dr. Howard Luks
Dr. Howard Luks
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In brief: See below

Often times during surgery the bone will be evaluated and soft bone is just that, soft bone, it may be in relation to osteoporosis.

In brief: See below

Often times during surgery the bone will be evaluated and soft bone is just that, soft bone, it may be in relation to osteoporosis.
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