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About 5 years ago I had a fractured facette in my C3
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During my niece's arm surgery screws were to be inserted to
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Im a triathlete and i had a motorcycle accident. I had an
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At 5 a.m. this past Friday, I fell from a 10 foot high wall
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Could you please comment on the last x-ray I had about a
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I had slipped on the ice and fractured my left ankle on both
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On 7/13/12 I slipped and fell onto my right foot, sustaining
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Do broken bones resume healing after being reinjured several
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Thank you in advance for your valuable time and information.
Hello - and thank you in advance for your valuable time and information. I fell down the steps inside my house about 2 weeks and I believe I have a sprained (or twisted ) knee - and ankle. They are me… read more
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I had a broken ankle. (both tibia and fibula). I had surgery
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I have a plate, 3 screws and a big screw that was placed
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I have a broken shoulder as a result from an attack by 8
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