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Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience in Family Medicine
6 weeks: if your bones heal normally.

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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
8 weeks: It varies somewhat, but usually about 8 weeks. You would certainly need to get it moving before that however, to avoid a frozen shoulder. We would u ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Capillary fracture: A minor fracture that appears on x-ray film as a thin line between two segments of a bone. The segments remain in alignment and the fracture may not e ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Splinting/casting..: Depending on where the fracture is, treatment will vary. "hairline fracture" means just a smal crack and the bone itself is pretty much intact. Splint ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
Pain, with: Certain specific motions, minimal swelling, xrays that may only show the fracture in certain views are characteristic of hairline fracture ( line on ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Varies: Depending onperson's threshold for pain as well as exposure to pressure/stress on area such as weightbearing or motion affecting area.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience in Podiatry
Stress relief: Relieve the srtess on the bone and give it time to heal. For most hairline/stress fractures 3 weeks does it.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Need to know locaton: Its important to know exactly where the fracture is located. If it is truly nondisplaced in your patella or proximal tibia you may need a knee im ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Fracture: Hairline fracture implies a mild break in the bone without displacement or angulation. While this still hurts the pain is generally not as bad as if t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Cast or splint: Need for hairline fracture. It will reduce the pain and prevent the fracture from getting worse.

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