What is Nonunion?

Nonunion is permanent failure of healing following a broken bone.It is a serious complication of a fracture and may occur when the fracture moves too much, has a poor blood supply or gets infected.

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What complications can occur from a c1 fracture they said its nonunion and is either congenital or it developed...

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slippage would be worst compllication

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If you have fracture of C1 vertegral body and it is not healing then...

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I have a tfcc tear and an extra long ulnar. I'm a full time hairstylist working on this every day. I have pain 75% of the time. What are the pros...

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Benefit of this operation is deformity will be corrected and pain will reduce.

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Thanks for your query

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my son broke all his ribs in 2007 and he still has pain from them. can he use ice packs to help with the pain?

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Thanks for your query.

Yes, using ice packs will inhibit the pain moderately but does not serve any purpose in healing.

I suggest you to get...

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