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Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience in Hand Surgery
Variable: What kind of surgery are you having.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
Wrist sprain: A wrist sprain is an injury to the ligaments of thr bones of the wrist. These bone are the distal most parts of the radius and or ulna and carpal bon ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience in Hand Surgery
Easy: In experienced hands it is easy. Do no be afraid to ask you surgeon how many wrist scope he/she does a year. You want someone who performs at least on ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Atrophy is extremely common after surgery and in cast. Muscle takes time to get back to where it was. Get physical therapy.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
12-16 weeks: It take some time longer than to healed it depends on the fractures.
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A female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
90-95% ok: Scaphoid fractures can go to non union (not healed) best result is with a thumb spica wrist cast. Hamate fractures usually heal without a problem.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Depends: Depends on 1) which metacarpal and 2) the degree of displacement involving the angulation, rotation and shortening. You must be evaluated by an orthop ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It varies quite a bit, depending in part on the severity of the injury to the TFCC. Some people may have a very mild injury and do fine without even ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
broken wrist: Sometimes, but this depends on the stability of the fracture. Please discuss with your orthopedic surgeon.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Displacement: If the fracture is not properly aligned, surgery is typically recommended for the best outcome.
A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Hard to say: This may need surgery but it depends on your orthopedic surgeon as to what's the best course for you. Either way you'll need a cast.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Yes: While less invasive and less painful post operatively than an open procedure there is a period of post op pain associated with the procedure. Level of ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Levine
43 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Occasionally that bone does not heal, so pay attention to your doctor's-:advice-even with adequate immobilation that bone may not heal and ultimately ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
NO: Should not be a problem If it is undisplayed fracture with no over ridding and growth plates are not involved Speak to your doctor may have other c ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Medial/ lateral: Medial is the inner side of the ankle, lateral the outer side. Posterior is towards the back. Hope it helps .
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. DAVID HESTER
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Trimalleolar fractur: A trimalleolar ankle fracture by definition is an unstable ankle fracture that requires operative fixation. It includes the the distal fibula( lateral ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Haffner
33 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
A fall: The most common cause of a broken wrist is a fall onto your outstretched hand.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Time: If you have undergone surgery to repair a fractured metacarpal it may take some time before healing occurs, if at all. Depending upon which one was b ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
that's a statement: ?Is. Why do you have pain still? Many women of ur age do have some arthritis @ the base of the thumb which may not have been symptomatic, but the dist ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
See a hand surgeon: Fractures through joint surfaces are generally more problematic than those outside of joints. Depending on a number of factors, they may predispose to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Immobilization.: Usually, these fractures are immobilized in a removable boot or cast, depending on the exact appearance of the fracture and your doctor's choice. Hope ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hal Blatman
40 years experience in Pain Management
Grow cartilage: Most doctors do not believe, but we actually grow new cartilage in every joint in our body, every minute of every day. You need to wear out more slowl ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Doing the moon walk.: If wearing the boot has the effect of reducing pain and swelling, it would be a good idea.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
You would think an-: -adult who had all these procedures you might think twice about pulling tree roots. Get back to your hand surgeon and confess, & see what you did ... Read More

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