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General duration of healing of periosteum inflammation

A general statement regarding the healing time of a Osteomyelitisis always very difficult. There is a Variety of factorsthat have an impact on the healing time and can influence it both negatively and positively. For example, skipping exercise or using anti-inflammatory drugs are important parameters when it comes to the time it takes for the inflammation to heal.

If all factors are right, you can approx. four weeks as a rough guide be accepted. However, it is important to slowly and gradually increase the load on the corresponding bone again. Otherwise it can "relapse" and the healing process has to start all over again.

This has a positive effect on healing

The most important positive influencing factor is undoubtedly that Relief of the affected bone. Many periosteum inflammations are sport-induced. Either caused by overstraining or by incorrect postures or positions during the exertion. If there is no relief, the damaged will also be Periosteum unable to recover and regenerate sufficiently.

Another decisive influencing factor is that correct intake of medication. As a rule, a Combination of pain reliever and anti-inflammatory agent used because periosteum inflammation is a relatively painful disease.

Also can "Refrigeration applications" have a positive effect on healing. Their contribution, however, is nowhere near as crucial as that of the first two. The cold counteracts the inflammatory process and has a light effect decongestant.

Otherwise are like any other disease psychological aspects an adjustment screw that can also have an influence on the duration. Is the sick person in one caring environment, this also has a positive effect on the duration of the healing process.

This affects the healing negatively

Based on the positive influencing factors, it is especially that NOT keeping the necessary rest, which has a particularly negative effect on the healing time. As a result, the periosteum is not given the necessary rest and relief that it absolutely needs in order to completely regenerate itself. In addition, the pain-sensitive layer of the periosteum is surrounded by a thin layer of connective tissue, which is completely removed as protection in the event of inflammation. Even their "rebuilding" takes time and, above all, no stress.

Many other diseases also have a negative effect on the healing process. diabetesor a so-called PAOD - an almost complete closure of small blood vessels - ensure that the blood supply and thus also the nutrient supply in the area to be healed is reduced and regeneration therefore takes longer.

Avoiding anti-inflammatory drugs also usually leads to a prolonged duration of the illness.

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Duration of periosteum inflammation on the shin

Periosteum inflammation on the shin are the most common form or localization of this disease. Nevertheless, it does not mean that there are special healing methods that could accelerate the healing process. As with all other forms of periosteum inflammation, the healing time depends on how willing the patient is Quiet adheres to and the prescribed Taking medication.

At a good therapeutic behavior it is to be expected that the periosteum inflammation within about 4 weeks is healed.

Things like an additional illness or a chronic illness can negatively affect the healing process. This can extend the process by a few weeks. However, if these factors are not present and the patient willingly adhere to the prescribed rest, four weeks of healing time can be assumed as a rough guide.

Duration of periosteum inflammation on the heel

Periosteum inflammation of the lower extremities is a problem in that a It is very difficult to implement protection here is, A complete relief is often not possible. Therefore, in spite of all this, care should be taken that the Loads as low as possible to design. It is also recommended - as with all forms of periosteum inflammation - an anti-inflammatory and, if necessary, pain-relieving drug to use. If these guidelines can be implemented, periosteum inflammation of the heel is also evident 4 to six weeks healed.

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Duration of periosteum inflammation on the ankle

The ankle joint, as part of the foot, is also subject to the same problem complete relief as good as impossible is. This usually results in a longer healing processthan would be the case with areas on the arms. However, if the patient tries to spare the ankle as much as possible and the healing process is supported by anti-inflammatory therapy, healing can take place within a period of four to six weeks to be finished.

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Duration of periosteum inflammation on the elbow

The elbow, as part of the upper extremity, is a very grateful bone or joint in terms of healing a periosteum, as it is immobilize very easily leaves. As a result, the most important condition for rapid healing is already in place. This is the relief of the affected area. If anti-inflammatory medication is also used, the inflammation can develop within three to four weeks heal.

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Duration of periosteum inflammation on the knee

Compared to the heel or ankle, the knee is not exposed to such great stress in everyday life, but can easier to protect, unless the contact surfaces of the thigh and lower leg bones are affected, which, however, only occurs very rarely. So there is no direct pressure on the inflamed areas, which promotes healing. If the patient renounces heavy loads and uses the positive effect of an anti-inflammatory medication, healing can continue about 4 weeks to be finished.

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Quality assurance by: Dr. Nicolas Gumpert | Last change: 03.04.2021