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FWB

(Fixed Wireless Broadband) See fixed wireless.
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Full weight-bearing before fracture healing is observed radiologically has been reported to be a possible reason for implant failure.
Mean time to full weight-bearing in this group of patients was 19.
While other researchers have elicited similar leg movements in people with complete spinal injuries, they have not achieved full weight-bearing and sustained stepping as we have in our study," he added.
Of the patients, 55% had full weight-bearing capabilities, 42% were unable to bear weight, and 3% were able to partially bear weight.
This is a stress fracture of the fifth metatarsal, and it differs from other metatarsal stress fractures in that it usually requires surgery (insertion of a screw) to return to full weight-bearing activity, but adolescents can eventually resume sports.
We use such a pool in the early rehab stages for lower extremity injuries and other situations where running in a full weight-bearing mode is impossible.
The patient did well, progressing to full weight-bearing capacity, and finished a 7-week course of linezolid.
Any exercise done in a full weight-bearing position--that is, standing--can strengthen bones.
The advantage of imaging under full weight-bearing conditions would be a major diagnostic breakthrough for orthopedic and neurological practitioners.
The results of the study demonstrated that 90% of the patients, which included a large percentage of high risk individuals, achieved a successful outcome based upon return to full weight-bearing and lack of need for revision surgery.