Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
170 Doctors are Online

Mobility concerns post treatment of fractured femur - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2008
Answered : 3390 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can we help you
User :   hello, i am in need of advice
Doctor :   k.. we are here for that
User :   i was recently in a motorcycle accident....and i broke my tibia, fibula, feemur, i have had follow up appointments and they have said that the tib & fib, humerus is healing nicely....but my feemur isnt...
Doctor :   k.. what site of femur got fractured?..neck of femur?
User :   they have said i am non weight baring for 6 - 12 moths, and even then i may never walk again...i just need some advice on how to help it heal quicker and im jus scared that i may never walk again
User :   4cm, above the knee
User :   right leg
Doctor : they must have done internal fixation for that one..
User :   yes, its all been metal rodded and screwed
Doctor :   dont worry..once the fracture gets healed, you vll be rehabilitated..
Doctor :   u can achieve strength to waik..
Doctor :   how old ur?
Doctor :   n wt u do?
User :   the only problem is....there is a 6cm chip in the feemur bone preventing it from healng.... im 19 years old (which is why im scared) mechanic
Doctor :   k lets wait for the outcome..
Doctor :   u can be member of our site
Doctor :   and seek help whenever u want..

Doctor :   u got that
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor