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recomendations when recovering from a broken femur

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 6, 2006
  • 02:47 AM

hey everyone,

about 9 months ago i was in a car accident where i broke my left femur. they inserted a nail and placed two screws near my knee and one at my hip. in march they than discovered that the two screws near the knee had broke, causing intense pain 24/7. in july i than discovered that the screw in my hip was patruting and had also broke. in augest i had all the screws removed. although i was doing physio the whole time, after the last surgeory eeverything went right back to where i was when i had started walking. constant pain in my quad and general soreness.

i am a scholarship football player who obviouselly is unable to play this year. i am a 19 year old 6'4 280 pound offensive lineman.

i was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on anything i can take to regain the muscle mass that waas lost in my quad or any special stretches and/or exsercises that could work... your suggestions will be GREATLY appreciated!

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  • i broke my femur 4 weeks ago this saturday, and reading a lot of these posts has scared me. My recovery so far has been ok, i am able to bend my leg and slowly straighten it. Weight bearing I'm attempting but can only walk with a severe limp. Recently i have been experiencing awful shooting pains in my buttocks and down my thigh, causing me to scream out in agony and i am unable to move. Very worried that it is muscle damage or nerve damage? I had an X-ray and the doctors said that nothing is..
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