It is commonly known by plastic surgeons etc that the close association of skin and bone in the shin area leads to poor healing. Anatomical studies suggest that this is caused by the comparative lack of deep perforating vessels.
First, please note that I am not an orthopedist, and please make note of the disclaimer in the yellow box next to your question. This is not to be construed as personal medical advice.
Second, major ouch! You have my sympathy.
You can tell is a fracture is healing by looking for a callus.
This is a series of radiographs of a more serious tibial-fibular ...
The process of wound healing is extremely complex and combines several processes that occur after the injury. According to 'Bioengineering In Wound Healing: A Systems Approach,'
These processes include coagulation, inflammation, angiogenesis, fibropalacia, epithelization, contraction, and remodeling.
Wound healing is not always a linear process, as it ...
There are many factors that can determine how well an individual will heal and scar. While many treatments have been suggested for the treatment of scars, only a few of them have been supported by prospective studies with an adequate control group. As a result, the development of hypertrophic scars and keloids remains an unsolved problem in the process of ...
One reason the mouth heals quickly because it's very well vascularized (meaning it has a lot of blood vessels). Yes, the mouth does have a lot of bacteria, but so does the rest of you: humans contain 10x more bacterial cells than human cells, and a lot of those bacteria are extremely helpful to have around. Natural bacteria alone will not reduce healing. ...
Apparently not. An Austalian ABC article says
It is true that collagen, a fibrous protein in the skin, is involved in scar formation and that vitamin E, when present in the body, influences the formation and arrangement of collagen fibres.
But Dr Artemi says it does not automatically follow that applying vitamin E to skin will improve the way collagen is ...
Topical application of vitamin E may reduce the length and depth of facial lines and wrinkles, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. One specific form of vitamin E that has this benefit is alpha-tocopherol cream. Using such a cream can also reduce skin roughness.
Step-by-step guide about usage of vitamin E for skin
Precaucious of usage