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My bone growth has been slow for my right radial fracture, any way to speed up the process?
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Might be
Talk to your orthopedist.
There are some centers using electrical fields with some preliminary evidence showing that they might speed up bone growth. The most common reason for impaired healing of bone is smoking - if you smoke, stop! looking into other vascular problems, like diabetes or arteriosclerosis blocking blood flow, is another thought.

In brief: Might be
Talk to your orthopedist.
There are some centers using electrical fields with some preliminary evidence showing that they might speed up bone growth. The most common reason for impaired healing of bone is smoking - if you smoke, stop! looking into other vascular problems, like diabetes or arteriosclerosis blocking blood flow, is another thought.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Dr. Latisha Smith
Wound care
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In brief: Bone stimulator
Bone growth stimulators can enhance bone healing.
However sometimes the problem may not be slowness of healing but abnormal healing.When a fracture heals abnormally it can cause mal-union or non-union of the fracture site. This then requires surgical intervention. Bone growth stimulator for mal-union will be of no benefit.

In brief: Bone stimulator
Bone growth stimulators can enhance bone healing.
However sometimes the problem may not be slowness of healing but abnormal healing.When a fracture heals abnormally it can cause mal-union or non-union of the fracture site. This then requires surgical intervention. Bone growth stimulator for mal-union will be of no benefit.
Dr. Latisha Smith
Dr. Latisha Smith
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