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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Location and length: Spiral fracture usually located at the shaft of the bone this area is not the most active part of the bone, the other factor the size of the area have ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin answered
20 years experience Hand Surgery
6 weeks: It usually takes a hand fracture 6-8 weeks to heal and another 4 weeks for bones to remodel and regain their native strength. However, exercises can b ... Read More
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Dr. Annette Occhialini
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: Hand fractures can take anywhere from two to eight weeks to heal. This depends on your age (we heal faster when we are young), and the location and se ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Taylor
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes. : A bad bone bruise can be quite painful. Some broken bones aren't too bad, while others are terribly painful. So really it depends on which bones you a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Typically : An adult takes 6-8 weeks for a bone to heal. Often for a nondisplaced finger fracture after three weeks one can begin range of motion if pain is minim ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Not precisely : X-rays of fractures can often be interpreted in one of 3 basic ways: unhealed, partially healed and fully healed. Once a fracture is fully healed, it' ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Broken / Fractures: do heal by themselves BUT you need to make sure that they are in place to heal properly. If out of alignment you will have problems. Please see a do ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milan Sen
Dr. Milan Sen answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain and deformity: A broken bone typically presents following and injury or accident. Symptoms include pain associated with swelling, deformity, redness, warmth, and som ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fracture: Yes it is certainly possible to re-fracture a bone especially is there is another trauma or incident that causes injury. If this is the case an x-ray ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Closed versus Open: Closed reduction means getting the fracture re-aligned without having to cut the skin i.e. The bone fragments can be manipulated with assistance of x- ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Clavicle: It is my understanding that the clavicle is the first bone to completely ossify (finish forming) and most broken at any age.

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