My 5 year old broke his arm yesterday. We are getting excellent health care. I'm looking for advice on how to cope with the next 4-6 weeks he's in a cast. [more inside]
Scientifically I'm not sure what is going on but the doctor said I most likely broke a bone in my hand and I have am MRI in a couple days. (The x ray was inconclusive but he is 90 percent sure)I've got pain meds and am trudging along. I'm tring to adjust to my new one hand lifestyle as it is in a cast. [more inside]
I think I just broke my clavicle. What's the cheapest way in NYC to deal with this? [more inside]
Help me devise a way to immobilize my dog's broken tail. Vet says cast is not an option. [more inside]
My girlfriend just broke her arm a few inches above the elbow (spiral fracture). She's currently in a splint and will possibly get a plate and pins in a few days. She works at a desk job, which she will return to after a week or two of rest. What can we do to make life easier (tips, special equipment, etc)?
I think I broke a bone in my hand. 5th metacarpal, the one that connects to the pinky. Looking for a bit of advice. [more inside]
I had a broken bone, it was put back in place with some pins and a plate and now I'm not sure what to do... [more inside]
Broken tibia & fibula, 3.5 months ago, clean snap. I got an intramedullary rod in the tibia, screws at the ankle and knee, and absolutely no recommendations for PT other than some exercises to do at home from the doctor. Everything else seems to have healed well enough, but - my big toe ain't movin', and it's stuck in permanent "up". [more inside]
I broke my ankle. This is not a medical question. [more inside]
I managed to break my right ring finger in a cycling accident (completely clean break between knuckles) and now have pins in for ~3wks. I'm interested in finding out what foods, supplements, etc I should be looking at to help speed up the healing/mending process – *or* – even ones I should be avoiding.
What would happen if you fractured a bone and never got it treated? [more inside]
Help me fix my leg... [more inside]