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I broke my hand 2 years ago. What can I do to prevent another injury?

I broke my hand 2 years ago. What can I do to prevent another injury?

Alkaline PH: If you are worried about stress fracture - this is due to vitamin d deficiency and if you take vitamin d and maintain alkaline pH to prevent osteoporosis. You also want to make sure you with the help of your doctor how your bone scan is whether you have lost bone density which increases your chance of fracture. If you just need cushion then you can use dermasaver products which provides padding. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Broke my hand a few years ago. Lately when i make a fist it cramps and "sticks" in the fist position. What could be causing this all of a sudden?

Broke my hand a few years ago. Lately when i make a fist it cramps and "sticks" in the fist position. What could be causing this all of a sudden?

Trigger Finger: If you have a catching sensation in your palm with 1 or 2 fingers it may be trigger finger. This is often improved with a corticosteroid injection. Arthritis is another posibility with your history of trauma to the area. ...Read more

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I broke my hand last year and now I get sharp pains whenever I try to write. Is there a brace for that?

I broke my hand last year and now I get sharp pains whenever I try to write. Is there a brace for that?

MAYBE: A brace may help, but the question must be asked- why do you still have pain? One possibility: the bones did not heal properly (called a non-union). A simple xray may help sort out the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi.I broke my hand and pinky finger just over two weeks ago it was an open fracture i had it bandaged/taped up, its off now but my pinky is stiff?

Hi.I broke my hand and pinky finger just over two weeks ago it was an open fracture i had it bandaged/taped up, its off now but my pinky is stiff?

Finger stiffness: The hand/fingers stiffen very quickly after fracture. Particularly after immobilization. Early rom is a good remedy but you have to make sure the fracture is stable first. ...Read more

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What should I do if I broke my hand?

What should I do if I broke my hand?

Seek immediate care: See an er or better a hand surgeon immediately. A fractured hand requires urgent treatment and may require surgery. ...Read more

Hand Fracture (Definition)

A fracture (break) of one of the bones in the hand. Most commonly a ...Read more