Ulf E.P. Lindberg, PhD, MD, is a leading orthopedic surgeon currently serving patients as Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences at Ume University in Ume, Sweden. Dr. Lindberg does research in traumatology and his current project is Motor function and rehabilitation in stroke subjects. After earning his PhD at Linkping University in 1986, he completed his medical degree at Djursholms Samskola in 1996.
Ulf E.P. Lindberg's Expert Contributions
No on the contrary, lifting weights will strengthen your sceleton READ MORE
My 80 year old mother recently fell and fractured her ankle. How long should it take for her to recover?
It depends on the type of fracture. If it is an uncomplicated, not dislocated type, it is 6 weeks for healing and another 6 weeks to get on her feet again. READ MORE
It depends on where the fracture is situated. The wrist heals in 4-6 weeks even if you are 80 years, but a fractured hip can take much longer and sometimes does not heal at all. READ MORE
Hello, I think you mean he had a knee cap dislocation. I would recommend to take the cast away and exercise to maintain mobility. The lesion will heal in 6 weeks, but it is most important to run a rehab program guided by a physiotherapist. The cast is just to prevent instability. READ MORE
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Yes, normally, the pain will disappear after some time. READ MORE
If the nerves are broken, there is no training you can do at this state. READ MORE
A ligament injury normally heals in six weeks, but then it is important to do rehab training before you go back to your sports activity. READ MORE
I would recommend that you try voltaren 50 mg twice daily. Also put on a compressing bandage READ MORE
My right ankle seems to be swollen but there is no pain. Should I try ice therapy to reduce the swelling?
No try to make a compressing bandage READ MORE
Probably overuse inflammation. READ MORE
What do you attribute your success to?
- The love and support of his family and wonderful mentors.
Hobbies / Sports
- Tennis, Historical Racing
Favorite professional publications
- Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
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