Does Epsom Salt Work? - A patient came in earlier this week after an ankle sprain. She hadn't noticed that there was bruising all over the ankle joint. She told me that in order ...
Saturday, May 4, 2013
What happens in 2 weeks
The most critical period of bone healing is in the first 2 weeks. Inflammation and revascularization occurs in this time. Inflammation accompanies every injury. It is the way the body brings all the good stuff to the injured site to help with repair.
We should be in the callus formation stage at this point. This will continue for the next 4 to 10 weeks in the healing process before the bone remodelling phase begins.
There must now be a good balance of rest and weight bearing for good bone healing to occur. Gino's waiting impatiently to get hydrotherapy started. It's a no go from the neurosurgeon for now. Let's see how the Xray looks in end May.