What causes pain in rod placed in femur patient after 4 years ?
I had a rod placed in my femur 6 years ago it was fine for the first 4 years but after that I have had pain in it just about every day. I take ibuprofen for it but it this normal? I have had xrays docttors say it is fine but it sure doesnt feel fine.
As post-surgical management, there is always a need for muscle rehabilitation by guided exercises as there will be muscle imbalances which happens post surgery. If not done properly then pain may come and go leading to discomfort. I will advise doing exercise which helps to improve the muscle imbalances and strength. Also, core stability and hip muscle strengthening exercises should be considered.
If the bone is healed all well, then removal of the implant should be a good choice.
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Jay Indravadan Patel, Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist
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