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Should I sit in wheel chair or lie in bed if I broke pelvis 3 days ago? I can stand, sit with help.

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Dr. Tarek Ezzeddine
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

If undisplaced crack, probably ok.

In brief: Yes

If undisplaced crack, probably ok.
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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine

In brief: Probably not

Inactivity may cause formation of blood clots in lower extremities therefore putting you at risk for pulmonary embolism, if you can ambulate and not bear too much weight on the broken pelvis until healed, then it is a good idea to be active.

In brief: Probably not

Inactivity may cause formation of blood clots in lower extremities therefore putting you at risk for pulmonary embolism, if you can ambulate and not bear too much weight on the broken pelvis until healed, then it is a good idea to be active.
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