Tibia

What is Tibia?

The tibia, also known as the shinbone or shankbone, is the larger and stronger of the two bones in the leg below the knee in vertebrates (the other being the fibula), and it connects the knee with the ankle bones.

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I am currently waiting for IM nail surgery to be performed on my fractured tibia. The wait has been too long and new bone has started to...

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Brief Answer:
Tibial nailing with open reduction

Detailed Answer:
hi I am Dr Gopal Goel Orthopedic Surgeon. You have been waiting for surgery on...

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My daughter had a accident skiing and had vertical meniscus tear and tore off acl with tibia avulsion fractured. She had the surgery Wednesday....

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Brief Answer:
Recovery could be a few days or weeks depending on type of surgery done.

Detailed Answer:
Hi my dear,

I am sorry for the situation...

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I'm having surgery on my leg to remove two ganglion cysts on my tibia. Will I have to have crutches and a cast on my leg following the...

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Please give more details.

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for your query, albeit short and specific.
To recapitulate: Female/26 - had an...

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Hi doctor,I have pain when I touch my tibia and chronic back pain.I am diagnosed with vit.d deficiency.earlier it was 25 Bg Ol and now after taking...

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My 11 y.o. son tripped on the playground 1-2 weeks ago, and hit his tibia pretty hard. While the bruising is resolving with compression worn...

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I broke my tibia 4 years ago, had a rod and 4 pins, pins came out a yars later. Now in my senior year of college and playing soccer all through...

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A college athlete has shattered the top of his left tibia and the ACL was not torn, but is attached to a shatter fragment. The doctor isn t sure if...

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Hi there, I recently met with an accident in which i broke my tibia and fibia bone, it was a compound fracture so a titanium rod has been inserted....

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A knee replacement loosened after 2 years and the follow-up revision was identified has having loosened after 2nd surgery in 2011. The tests in the...

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I have recently (4weeks ago) had an ORIF of tibia and fibula . I had cefexime post op for a week . Last 2 days i feel really hot and sick . Leg is...

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