On a limb is put into a cast or hard splints. In any case, we try to fix the joints above and below the crack to avoid the constantly changing position of the bones during movement. Wearing fixation dressing is determined by the physician individually in each case. It depends on many factors – the place and the extent of damage, age of the patient and, consequently, the ability of tissues to regenerate.
The damaged area must be alone. You must try not to burden him. Otherwise, healing will be much longer. The doctor may prescribe some exercises that will improve blood flow in damaged areas.
Since the original injury site of bone formed cartilage tissue, the first should eat foods that contribute to the education of the cartilage. It is a fatty fish, jelly (jelly).
When formed cartilage tissue, it is necessary to start to eat the food that contains calcium. But we should remember that calcium is one of those substances that is very poorly absorbed by the body. It should be consumed together with vitamin D. it is mainly produced in the body under the influence of sunlight. But often their skin is not enough, especially in winter, when we wear a lot of clothes. Therefore, it must be taken separately. Large amounts of calcium contain dairy products. Many food contains calcium in the bones of salmon and sardines. And since fish is a rich source of phosphorus, which is also necessary to build bone tissue, its use in the treatment of cracked bones would be superfluous. Calcium contain various types of cabbage, asparagus, egg yolks, nuts.
Advice 2: How to treat a cracked rib
Crack ribs, and cracked other bones of the body, usually the result of injury or the effect of any excessive load. Treatment cracked rib is very similar to the treatment of fracture of this part of the body: it aims to minimize the offsets (for correct fusion of bone edges).
The ribs of the skeleton are not merely a composite part, but a kind of "shield , that is protection for all internal organs of the chest. That is why the crack edges must be treated with due care. The most important thing - fixing. If you after injury have tenderness in the Breasts (pain when breathing, chest pains when walking etc.), then go to the hospital as soon as possible. Provide the maximum stiffening of your chest. Visit your doctor and he will put casts or offer to wear a hard splint made in accordance with x-rays of your chest. The duration of wearing it, the doctor determines individually: it depends on the extent of the crack depth, the availability of offsets, the age of the patient, etc.
If the treatment of the crack is not in the hospital and at home, provide yourself with maximum comfort: do not make sudden movements, don't lift weights and follow a balanced diet. Regarding the latter, consume more food products containing substances that promote the formation of cartilage: eat more fish aspic. Once formed the cartilage layer in place of the crack bones, enter in your diet foods rich in calcium (dairy products, eggs, meat). This will contribute to a more rapid fusion of the injured ribs.
Calcium without vitamin D the body to absorb very hard, therefore, purchase this Supplement at the pharmacy and use according to indicated on the package dosage. After the formation of the cartilage layer at the bone, eat more nuts and also include in your diet all kinds of cabbage – these foods contain phosphorus is also necessary for bone repair. Try more walk in the fresh air, especially if stand Sunny days!