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I have a hairline fracture of my tibial plateau, how can I prevent blood clots while healing up?

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Dr. Oliver Wang
Podiatry

In brief: Keep moving

Blood clots form when you keep still for long stretches of time like being bed bound.
You need to keep moving your legs. You should swim or ride a bike. You should not jump rope or run. Stick to non impact activity. Consult with your doctor about taking a baby Aspirin to keep your blood from clotting.

In brief: Keep moving

Blood clots form when you keep still for long stretches of time like being bed bound.
You need to keep moving your legs. You should swim or ride a bike. You should not jump rope or run. Stick to non impact activity. Consult with your doctor about taking a baby Aspirin to keep your blood from clotting.
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Dr. Michael Patney
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Aspirin

Aspirin 325mg twice a day has been shown to be adequate for blood clot prevention.

In brief: Aspirin

Aspirin 325mg twice a day has been shown to be adequate for blood clot prevention.
Dr. Michael Patney
Dr. Michael Patney
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