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Broken pelvic bone. Discomfort while using abdominal belt with metallic support. Suggestions?

Hello sir, my mother met with an accident and broken her pelvic bone (pubic bone) she is under bed rest since last two weeks, a local doctor had suggest a abdominal belt with metallic support, we had tried to put it but she is having discomfort with the metallic stips... Kindly suggest us whether we can use another abdominal belts without metallic support...she is diabetic and 60 years old...
Asked On : Tue, 22 May 2012
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There really are no supports or braces that can be used to help her with her pain which will improve over the next 6-8 weeks. she should be on regular analgesia and would find using a walking frame to mobilise and reduce the amount if weight being taken through the injured side will help.
Answered: Wed, 26 Mar 2014
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