When Can I Walk Normally Again After Putting Pen On My Thigh 5 Months Ago?
Good night, I had an accident from 19 nov 2018, I had a femur fracture and was posted on 24 nov 2019 until now my road is still ugly, please give advice when I can walk back to normal? Is exercise like cycling OK? When was this pen released? Thanks.
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Femur fracture is a condition of bone fracture in the thigh. As is well known that the femur / thigh bone is one of the most powerful bones among other bone types. The existence of a fracture in the bone will cause functional disorders, especially in terms of movement of the lower limbs.
The process of healing broken bones takes between 4 weeks to 6 months to connect properly. However, this process depends on various conditions including age, type of fracture experienced, the location of the fractured bone, the treatment given includes medical and non-medical measures. Generally, femur fractures take longer to be able to connect properly.
The pen is installed to help stimulate bone healing so that it can connect properly. Often the pen does not need to be removed after surgery and broken bones can be left in the body. This does not endanger the condition of the body and generally will not affect daily activities. Consideration for removing the pen is often done if there are known signs of infection or inflammation in the tissue around the pen that is installed. So that the Pen should not be released unless there are various symptoms and signs that indicate an abnormality due to the pen.
To find out more clearly when you may walk again, it is advisable to have a discussion related to it with an orthopedic specialist who has handled you before. To help with daily activities, 2-3 weeks after operative action, the use of a cane is recommended. In addition, the physiotherapy process can also help you to speed up the return of lower limb function. Avoid strenuous activities. It is better not to do sports such as cycling, gymnastics, jogging, etc. because excessive physical activity will interfere with the healing process of the bones.
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