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Mobility concerns post treatment of fractured femur - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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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..
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