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FRACTURE PROXIMAL RADIUS

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: The long term effects are related more to the fracture itself, rather than the paltes and scews. In normal wrist motion the radius bone rotates around ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Generally i send patients 1-3x/week if they need it. Depends on fracture, immobilization time, and fixation ...And patient.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
SOMETIMES: It all depends upon the severity of the fracture and the length of treatment sometimes I do not send to therapy but allow the patient to follow up ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
A fall: Tripping and bracing yourself with your arm outstretched when you fall is enough force to break either bone. So, not a lot depending on your age and ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Harhay
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: in an adult, a fracture they did not need surgery would be ra elatively benign fracture and you should've done well
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Blue plate special..: How about "metallic plate and screws". This combination of hardware is commonly used for wrist fractures.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually not bad: The term buckle describes a break in that forearm bone that is impacted (jammed together) and usually not moved much. They generally do well with a ca ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies: Fractures heal faster in younger individuals than older ones, also nutritional status may play a role in healing, smoking and drinking alcohol may pro ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Hard to say: May be too early to see callus, nonunion, etc. X-ray findings need to be correlated with history and physical exam, preferably by an orthopedic surgeo ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: To do so may require that it be re-broken (during surgery ) and either pinned in place or otherwise maneuvered & cast. The process is specialized ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
10-16weeks: If there is no complications.
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