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#852 Orthopedic doctor said come back 4 weeks after fracture

Yesterday, I went to an appointment with a friend who had an appointment with an orthopedist.

She had 3 fractures. She wanted to know what she could do in terms of activity while she’s healing and recovering from these different injuries.

I just went with her, not as her physician, but to serve as a friend and advocate for her at her appointment. This episode is going to explain why you really need to take an advocate with you to any doctor’s appointment.

I went to an orthopedic appointment yesterday and they told me to come back in four weeks. What do I do now?

Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On The Run Podcast.

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