Recovering from your broken tibia – Internet resources

This is an up-to-date list of all the links and internet resources mentioned in the book “Recovering from your broken tibia – A practical guide to healing from a broken tibia and intramedullary nail surgery, from one patient to another.”

Internet resources (in alphabetical order, per topic)

Last updated: March 2018.ย 

Acupuncture

Anticoagulants โ€“ bit.ly/2EbZThY

Anti-embolism stockings โ€“ bit.ly/2nV2YaW

Antioxidants โ€“ bit.ly/1oaCD6X

Bone healing

Bone strength โ€“ bit.ly/2EcHMYX

Blood clots โ€“ bit.ly/2slqcwo

Calcium โ€“ bit.ly/2EgB4gJ

Collagen-boosting foods โ€“ bit.ly/2C6YEKW

Diet โ€“ bit.ly/2EchYZ1

Essential oils โ€“ bit.ly/2EchYZ1

Food supplements

General anaesthesia โ€“ bit.ly/2FY1fcu

Homeopathic products โ€“ bit.ly/2EeG1uo

Intramedullary nailing (IM nail or rod)

Non-weight-bearing exercises โ€“ bit.ly/2Eu3w1X

Occupational Therapy โ€“ bit.ly/2FWtbNG

Omega-3 โ€“ bit.ly/2H1t9pt

Other experiences of patients with an IM nail

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Positive mindset โ€“ bit.ly/2EdtK5z

Post-surgery โ€“ bit.ly/2Bmpz8C

(This article is specific to foot and ankle surgery, but some of the considerations still apply.)

Scar management (essential oils) โ€“ bit.ly/2FZJl9p

Tibia fractures

Vibration therapy

Vitamin B โ€“ bit.ly/2C831VT

Vitamin C โ€“ bit.ly/2EcOZZ1

Vitamin D โ€“ bit.ly/2E9YIiO

Vitamin E โ€“ bit.ly/2H2CGfG

Wound care โ€“ bit.ly/2EffkpH

X-ray โ€“ bit.ly/2EulmAA