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Bone Fracture Health Feed

I fell from stool 6 months back my knee was fractured after recovery I took physiotherapy for 15 days but even know I can't climb steps what should I do know.

Dr. Nandini Sharma 88% (647 ratings)
BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
I fell from stool 6 months back my knee was fractured after recovery I took physiotherapy for 15 days but even know I...
Hi You need to take physiotherapy for a longer period now since the fracture occurred 6 months back and movements are restricted now. Walking on the plain surface with or without support is easier than climbing steps for patients of knee joint fracture. Homoeopathic treatment along with physiotherapy will be a better treatment at the moment. Kindly consult a good homoeopathic doctor near you for further analysis of your case.
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6 days ago I fell down and ankle got twist I checked for fracture through x ray but they said there is no fracture I should be ankle sprain or ligament damaged. I have moderate pain in the lateral part of the ankle so what can I doo.

Dr. Annapurna Gupta 93% (1458 ratings)
DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
6 days ago I fell down and ankle got twist I checked for fracture through x ray but they said there is no fracture I ...
massage slowly with any pain relieving ointment like volini gel and make it apply crape bandage to it. Give rest to the joint for 3-4 days. Take Homeopathic medicine Rhus tox 30 for three days
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Brain Surgery - 12 Reasons When It Becomes A Compulsion!

Dr. Parimal Tripathi 84% (113 ratings)
FRCS - Neurosurgery(UK), M.Ch - Neuro Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Ahmedabad
Brain Surgery - 12 Reasons When It Becomes A Compulsion!

Brain surgery involves several medical procedures, which incorporate fixing issues with the brain, including changes in the tissues of the brain, cerebrospinal fluid and brain blood flow. Brain surgery is quite a complicated method of surgery and the type of surgery to be conducted depends on the underlying conditions.

Reasons for Brain Surgery:
Brain surgery is performed for the correction of physical brain abnormalities. These abnormalities could occur because of diseases, birth defects and injuries. A brain surgery is required when the following conditions arise in the brain:

  1. Abnormal blood vessels
  2. Aneurysm
  3. Bleeding
  4. Blood clots in the brain
  5. When the protective tissue or dura is damaged
  6. Epilepsy
  7. Due to nerve damage
  8. Parkinson's disease
  9. Any kind of pressure after an injury
  10. Abscesses
  11. Skull fractures
  12. In case of stroke and tumors

A surgery may not be required for all the above mentioned conditions, but in case of many, a brain surgery is very important as the conditions may worsen health problems.

Types of brain surgeries:

  1. Craniotomy: During this open brain surgery, an incision is made in the scalp, and a hole is created in the skull, near the area, which is being treated. After this process is complete, the hole or bone flap is secured in its place using plates or wires.
  2. Biopsy: This form of brain surgery helps in the removal of a small amount of brain tissues or tumors. After removal, the tissues or tumors are examined under a microscope. The creation of a small incision and a hole in the skull is indicated as a part of this process.
  3. Minimally invasive endonasal endoscopic surgery: This form of brain surgery enables the removal or lesions and tumors via the nose and sinuses. Private parts of the brain can be accessed without creating an incision. An endoscope is utilized in the process which is used to examine tumors all across the brain.
  4. Minimally Invasive neuroendoscopy: This process is similar to the minimally invasive endonasal endoscopic surgery. This method also involves the use of an endoscope for removal of brain tumors. Small, dime sized holes may be made in the skull to access some brain parts.

Risks:
Brain surgeries may be associated with several risks. They may be:

  1. Allergic reactions to anesthesia
  2. Bleeding
  3. Blood clot formations
  4. Swelling of the brain
  5. A state of coma
  6. Impairment in speech, coordination and vision.
  7. Problems in memory
  8. Strokes and seizures
  9. Infections in the brain

A brain surgery is a serious and very complex surgery. There are different kinds of brain surgeries, which are conducted depending on the condition and severity of the disease.

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I had met with an accident. My leg fingers were broken. I want suggestions for bone joining with in a month. Suggest me some food items and physiotherapist exercises.

Dr. Nandini Sharma 88% (647 ratings)
BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
Hi Your fractured foot need to be immobilized and it takes a time depending upon the amount of damage. Kindly consult a good homoeopathic doctor near you and get your xray foot examination done time to time according to your treatment. (3-4 weeks) Do not follow any vigorous exercise and avoid putting your full weight on your affected foot. Food items like green leafy vegetables, milk, broccoli, milk products, meat soup etc are beneficial for recovery of bones. Tc.
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I have undergone a shoulder surgery for full tear of rotator cuff and 2.5 c.m. Fracture 5 weeks ago for which anchor suture is done. Now I'm having stiffness in my fore arm. I am doing physio therapy. When will my shoulder will be full functional. When will the stiffness becomes normal.

Dr. Julie Mercy J David Raja 93% (2403 ratings)
Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have undergone a shoulder surgery for full tear of rotator cuff and 2.5 c.m. Fracture 5 weeks ago for which anchor ...
You have to do the exercise regularly which would help you to become more normal ,after doing range of motion exercises then you can do the strengthening exercises. And ice therapy will definitely help you to reduce the inflammation.
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Fractures - How Can You Prevent Them?

Dr. Ankit Varshneya 86% (134 ratings)
MS orth, Diploma ort
Orthopedist, Agra
Fractures - How Can You Prevent Them?

We have 207 bones in the body and breaking of any one of them can be extremely painful. Broken bones are called fractures and are most often a result of accidents. The risk of breaking a bone depends largely on your age and fractures are most commonly suffered by children and elderly people. There are many types of fractures. The most important amongst these are:

  1. Complete or incomplete fractures: This refers to the way a bone breaks. A complete fracture involves the breaking of a bone into two or more separate pieces while in an incomplete fracture, the bone does not break all the way through and may only be cracked.
  2. Compound fractures: Compound fractures are also known as open fractures. This refers to fractures where the bone tears through the skin.
  3. Simple fractures: Fractures where the bone does not tear through the skin are known as simple fractures. This can be further categorized as greenstick fractures, transverse fractures, oblique fractures and impacted fractures.

Severe pain is one of the most common symptoms of a fracture. Other symptoms include swelling or bruising over the bone area, loss of function and deformity. Any form of a fracture needs medical attention. In most cases, using a splint to reset and support the broken bones can help heal them. This process can be surgical or non-surgical depending on the extent of the fracture. In some cases a pin or metal plate may need to be implanted along with the bone to give them support while they heal.

Fractures can be easily prevented. In your home look out for things you could trip over or bang into. Keep all stairways clear of obstructions and do not use them when wet. Advise your children not to run in the house as tiles are slippery and they could fall and hurt themselves this way.

Follow general safety precautions like wearing a seatbelt while driving or wearing a helmet while riding a bike or bicycle. This can significantly reduce your chances of breaking a bone if caught in an automobile accident.

The weaker your bones, the easier they are to break. Eat food rich in calcium and vitamin D to build stronger bones. Milk and other dairy products are rich in calcium while the best way to get vitamin D is by exposing yourself to the early morning sunlight.

If you suffer from osteoporosis, exercise regularly to improve your balance and increase the strength of your bones and muscles. Your doctor may also prescribe medication for the same.

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I had met an accident in 2014 there is a fracture in femur but not recover yet after operation.

Dr. Julie Mercy J David Raja 93% (2403 ratings)
Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
If the patient is confident they can definitely walk. However for safer reasons it is better to keep a tripod or tetra pod stick (stick with 3 legs or stick with four legs) and if you do some strengthening exercises you will recover faster.
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Tips For Fast & Less Painful Recovery Post Surgery!

Dr. Vikas Mehra 85% (10 ratings)
Fellowship in Joint Replacement, M S Ortho, DNB (Orthopaedics)
Orthopedist, Chandigarh
Tips For Fast & Less Painful Recovery Post Surgery!

Knee joint surgery is a long and arduous procedure in most causes. However, outpatient procedures sometimes take less than an hour and require minimal recovery time. It is commonly conducted in cases of:

  1. Progressive arthritisa
  2. Injury, dislocation or fracture
  3. To fix deformities

If one is aware of these informative tips post-surgery, recovery can be a less painful and easier process :

  1. Clean linen sheets to prevent infection to the wound
  2. In case of pain, ice packs over the bandage can be used. However, one should be cautious as extended use of ice can result in cold burns
  3. Installation of preventive fall equipment is necessary to ensure that the patient does not sustain further injuries post-surgery.
  4. Knee surgery recovery can be very time consuming in which case, the patient may experience high levels of anxiety, and depression. A close friend should be available in times of emotional need to reduce negative feelings.
  5. Crutches and other supportive objects should perpetually be in close proximity to the patient as it can be very difficult for patients to reach their close destination without the help of these necessities when in need.
  6. In case of intensive pain attacks, the patient should be taught relaxation techniques such as breathing in and out or breathing intensively in settled intervals
  7. The patient should be put on a strict diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, carbohydrates and healthy fat to allow faster recovery
  8. The patient should also get 8-10 hours of sleep daily to allow the system to recover on its own
  9. The patient should not put pressure on their body during the recovery time, especially the injured area

It is a prerequisite for the families and loved ones of the patients to show emotional support as feelings of isolation can cause further pain to the patient. Along with that, the patient should keep a positive attitude during the course of their bed-rest time. If one keeps these tips noted, recovery can be a less arduous condition. Consult an Expert & get answers to your questions!

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My son plays football. Today he got fracture in hand. After x ray doctor are telling to admit and surgery need to be done Pls advise.

Dr. Iram Parveen 92% (640 ratings)
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT)
Occupational Therapist, Delhi
If its fracture then surgery needs to be done Just keep in mind that post surgery you must take him for therapy.
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Hello, My mom has problem in her knee She consult doctor but doctor suggest for operation, they said that it is lack of calcium and there is gap in her knee Is there is any other operation in which we can increase calcium in her body by operation or injection? Please help me out.

Dr. Prem Chand 92% (1470 ratings)
MBBS, Craniosacral Balancing, Quantum Touch, Visceral manipulation
Pain Management Specialist, Panchkula
Hello,
My mom has problem in her knee
She consult doctor but doctor suggest for operation, they said that it is lack ...
There are injections of vitamin D & calcium herbal supplement available in market. Wishing her a healthy life.
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