How Long Can Walk Normally After A Pelvic Fracture?
Afternoon, I’m a 23-year-old woman, it’s been a month since I had a pelvic fracture, a simple invoice and no injuries. The doctor suggested not to get surgery. But for 1 month I was still walking normally, it tends to be biased, did the broken bone move? When can I walk normally upright. Please replay, thanks.
Good evening, thanks for the question
Pelvic fracture is a condition of disruption of bone continuity that forms the pelvic cavity. Based on its nature, pelvic fractures can be divided into two groups, namely:
1. Pelvic fracture is stable
There is only one hip fracture point and the fracture is still in the normal position or there is no shift.
2. Pelvic fracture is unstable
There are two or more fracture points of the pelvis, causing an unstable position and the risk of causing serious injury to the surrounding blood vessels and nerves. This condition requires immediate surgical treatment because the patient's condition can quickly deteriorate.
In the case of stable pelvic fractures, the right treatment is conservative. Treatment consists of rest, medication, use of crutches, and physical therapy. Recovery takes a long time, which is around 8-12 months. The initial recovery period is normal if complaints are still felt like you are experiencing at this time. Consult further with an orthopedic specialist if the complaint increases and perform routine controls to assess the progress of healing the broken bone.
That's all, hope you can help.