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range of motion exercises for fractured shoulder recovery

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Dr. James McClurg
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Regardless : Regardless of the fracture once it is healed you should not be having pain from the fracture proper. The fact that your motion returned tells me that ... Read More
Dr. Robert Gluck
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Hard : Hard to comment precisely without knowing more detail such as what fracture you had, how old you are etc... Having said that, physical therapy is an i ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fracture shoulder: Usually will take 6 weeks to heal if you do not have osteoporosis
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Nutrition, exercise: Make sure you are following your doctors instructions, eat well, don't smoke, take advantage of any therapy services offered to you and hang in there ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bicos
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Carefully!: Check with your physician to see how much motion you can do. Typically i tell my patients to have someone hold their arm a little bit away from their ... Read More
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A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not too cold: There is no specific temperature recommendations for fracture healing, but keep the temperature warm enough to prevent shivering (which would increase ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep Hygiene is Key: Keep reg. bed & wake time. Make routine: warm bath /shower, aromatherapy, read, or light music. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfy mattress/p ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor for: an examination and x ray. Ice it till you see the doctor, If severe pain go to ER.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Fracture: Without an x ray no one can tell you how it will heal. See your orthopedist for the answer.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Unlikely to be a : fracture based on the description you gave. A fracture will give you significantly worse symptoms than just tenderness. Chances are you have bruised t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Individual: Degree of function following ankle surgery is highly dependent upon the fracture, the surgery and the patient. Your surgeon should probably give you t ... Read More

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