... rays and there was something that was either a very small fracture or a growth plate so I got an aircast from amazon to walk around on, as well as crutches. ... (3 replies)
... Hi there!
sorry to hear about your revision. I have used a bone stimulator too for a non-displaced fracture. Sometime I worry it will make extra bone grow too much on top of the hardware. Did you saw you surgeon thought infection risk goes up with more scar tissue? or just infection risk goes up because its a revision? (3 replies)
... union and the metal plate is broken as well, so no real choice there. My surgeon said she's going to put something in the site to stimulate bone growth and we will use a bone growth stimulator earlier on this time. Anything I should know about this surgery or watch out for? ... (3 replies)
... A couple of months ago I was on crutches for 1 month or so due to a broken growth plate on my left ankle. 3 summers ago, I broke the same ankle badly, at 2 places and had to stay in bed while taking painkillers for 3 or 4 months. ... (3 replies)
... WHAT????????? I won't grow on my left foot, but I will grow on my right? If that's the case I swear to god im suing my doc. He said its nothing to worry about.
i97 (3 replies)
... ps. The caps are separated from the shaft by a thin layer of cartilage. This layer of cartilage is where the bone grows in length. When you say you broke your growth plate, it could mean that you have a fracture of the shaft, a fracture of the cap, or just that you separated the cap from the shaft. ... (3 replies)
... Whoops... sorry. That can be a complication, if it is not treated properly. Many people, though, do not have that complication. I guess that wasn't clear. Sorry to alarm you. (3 replies)
... My 8 yr old son has a cast on his leg. No broken bones, just bad sprain with possible damage to his growth plate. He has very sensitive skin and I am afraid that he has a rash under the cast. He has been SCREAMING since he got it on 3 days ago. ... (5 replies)
... minutes. The surgeon said, technically everything went perfect. He installed a plate and 8 screws. ... (4 replies)
... This all happened March 5,2008 and had the surgery March 6,2008. I have been on crutches, of course nonweight bearing and have 6 screws and a plate also put in my leg. I was supposed to have surgery on May 12th, but the bone wasnt healed, and then again on May 28. ... (10 replies)
... I had broken my ankle when I was 11and injured the growth plate so my ankle grew at a funny angle. ... (18 replies)
... adn't had any falls or been on my feet too much....this seemingly came from no where. I saw my surgeon today.....appears it's much worse. One of the plates is broken and one, possibly two of the fusions have not healed. So, it's back to the boot for me, at least for the next three months. ... (0 replies)
... Apparently when they got inside my foot they discovered a mess. Not only was the bone not fused but the plate was broken as well. ... (2 replies)