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Guest Post: Is There a Role for LIPUS in Bone Healing?

OrthoBuzz occasionally receives posts from guest bloggers. This guest post comes from E. Scott Paxton, MD, in response to a recent “Rapid Recommendation” in The BMJ… 525 more words

Guest Post

Peroneal Fracture Monitoring

about ultrasound monitoring of peroneal fracture

Two months after a peroneal fracture the x-rays show a regular healing but the patient feels pain: why? 114 more words

Paolo Minafra

The Role of Chondrocytes in Fracture Healing

Inflammation plays important roles in the early steps of fracture healing including, the recruitment, expansion, growth and differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), the coordinated interplay of many other cell types, growth factors, and extracellular matrix (ECM) components, as well as the production of cartilage and bone matrix in a temporally controlled manner. 205 more words


How to Heal Bones Faster

My morning routine goes something like this: move my foot around in a position with the least amount of pain so that I can sleep a little more, then eventually put my foot on the floor and allow the blood and fluids to rush into it slowly to minimize the pain of it all happening at once. 585 more words