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How long after a broken arm for weightlifting

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
2 to 3 months: Usually after the fx has healed and the arm properly reha, that is you have ragain your strenght and mobility back.Depanding upon where the fx is loca... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Cast: Most commonly, a broken arm is treated by placing a cast (plaster or fiberglass) on the affected arm for approximately 6 weeks until the fracture is h... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 35 years experience
Orthopedic care: This involves immobization, xrays intially and for follow up and up and therapy when and if needed.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Set the bone& : Apply cast on it and take x-ray to see if the bone i n good position, if is not we may to have to repeat this or do surgery.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Hand Surgery 19 years experience
Variable: Recumbant bike, walking, hiking uphill, maybe running depending on fracture. Lunges, weightless squats, standing hamstring curls, some pilates. >nutri... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 16 years experience
Depends: The best way to heal a broken arm depends on the specific bone fractured and the position of the bones. Some fractures are best treated with immobilz... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Varies: Believe it or not, every patient can have a different experience/sensations with a broken arm, ranging from sharp pains to aching pains, burning pains... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Broken arm: Flying will make your arm swell. If your fracture is less than one week old, you need to consult your physician. Beyond that, flying is usually not ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Hand Surgery 19 years experience
Variable: What type of fracture? Does it need surgery? Although our surgical interventions have progressed significantly surgery is still surgery... That being... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Broken arm: Try to elevate it on a pillow and take pain medication. It should get easier to sleep as the bone starts healing.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Breaking my arm: Think about it. Of all the patients in all the world with arm complaints, being treated by countless physicians, there has to be a misdiagnosis once a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Usually 4-6 weeks: Arm fractures usually heal in 4-6 weeks depending on the extent of fracture, type of fractuere and which arm bone or bones are affected. All things e... Read More

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