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Is it true that broken bone will never recover/restore its previous strength?

Is it true that broken bone will never return to its former state and regain its previous strength. I don't mean that it will be overly weak and fragile. Is the statement that a healed bone has a ...
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broken bone heal time

I am lead to believe that a *minor break will take 6 months to become 99% strong. 12 months to become 100% strong. A orthopaedic surgeon advised me of this. With this in mind any activity that ...
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Healing progress of tibia fracture 8 weeks post surgery

I suffered a closed, dislocated comminuted fracture of the extreme distal tibia just above the ankle joint on Feb 19th of this year with surgery the following day. I was treated with an IM nail for ...
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How bone of broken toe can be straightened without surgery?

I am reading this article about broken toe: If your toe is crooked after the injury, the bone may be out of place and need to be straightened in order to heal properly. This may be done either ...
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What makes an airport luggage scanner different from an X-ray scanner used in a hospital

Once upon a time I had an great idea. Instead of checking if my bones were broken or not for a price. I would make it totally free by putting my arms in a scanner used in a building and show the ...