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Pain on running post tibia fracture - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   How can I help ?
User :   i had a right leg tibia bone fracture on 22nd feb 08. it still pains and i can not run. what care should i take?
Doctor :   Whats is your age now and since then how long a rest did you take ?
User :   i m 23 now.
Doctor :   Long Bones are the weight bearing bones of the body and shall need to be more carefulk with them
User :   i tokk full rest for 2 months,then started walking with support
Doctor :   as they could easily land up with some Infection at the weak site
Doctor :   ok.
User :   now i dont need support but ca not still run
Doctor :   4-6 months of rest is needed and weight bearing would need to be assessed by the Surgeon and after he is satisfied with the Progress only uyou shall have to start it
Doctor :   for now I would suggest that you get the
User :   i feel pain with slite pressing at fracture location
Doctor :   Physical Examination Done
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Modeling and Remodelling shall take place till the Hard callous does not replace the Fracture site
Doctor :   so you shall have to get the Surgeoons opinions as to not having done any damage to the joint
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