Treatment For Coping With Broken Bones?
hello doctor. I want to ask. recently my mother was impressed by the local doctor via xray that the connection or bone connecting the peha and hip had broken. My mother is 53 years old and has a free history. doctors recommend surgery to replace the broken bone. Here I want to ask whether the bad impression of replacing the artificial bone? and is there any way that the bone will grow without surgery?
Hello Ann Welfred,
Osteoarthritis is inflammation of the joints that will cause symptoms of pain, stiff joints, limited joint movement, swelling in the joints. Osteoarthritis often affects the knee joint, hip, and backbone. Risk factors that increase the incidence of osteoarthritis are old age, female sex, history of joint injury, being overweight, heredity, history of heavy physical activity, and long-standing bone deformities.
The diagnosis of osteoarthritis can be established from clinical symptoms and X-ray examination, joint fluid analysis, and MRI. Treatment of osteoarthritis includes:
Losing weight becomes ideal Light but routine exercise Physiotherapy Consumption of drugs to reduce pain and inflammation process Surgery to replace parts of bone with artificial material to repair joint gaps and movement of bones in these joints Every operation certainly has risks. Risks that can occur in hip replacement surgery are infection, bleeding, unequal leg length, joint dislocation, nerve injury, to embolism. The artificial bone can last up to 10-20 years. At the age of 50 years, bones no longer grow. If there is an injury to the bone, for example broken, the bone can do the healing process but produces new bone that is not as good as the previous bone. At that age what happens is reduced bone density. Thus the explanation from me, may be useful.