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wrist fracture surgery how long before pain goes

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Raven
24 years experience Hand Surgery
4-8 weeks: Most wrist fractures heal within 4-8 weeks, depending on the severity of the fracture and the treatment received.
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Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
About 6 wks: If the wrist is pinned, it will be fairly strong after surgery, but in most cases one will not want to use it a lot for about 6 weeks. It can be diff ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
54 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Variable: Pain after any fracture depends on factors such as swelling around the fracture ; if the fracture is stable and whether the fragments move. A well fi ... Read More
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Dr. Raymond Raven
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: Pain is totally subjective. I've had a few patients describe their pain to be the worst pain in the world, while others have had very little pain in c ... Read More
Dr. Richard Makowiec
27 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: The pain after surgery depends on many factors including the patient's own capacity to deal with pain. Most surgeons will have a comprehensive plan f ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical therapy.: Talk to your physician about physical therapy. You may be a patient who would benefit from it.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Wrist surgery: Wrist fracture surgery is surgery on a fractured bone in the wrist . These bones include the radius, and ulna and the carpal bones which are the sc ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Raven
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: It depends on the severity of the fracture, the treatment you received and how soon you start therapy. It can take a full year to reach maximum mobil ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: If the reduction is good, but we know from experience that fracture is unstable, also if the reductiono lost after casting . Those some of the coditio ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: A picture of your x-ray is really necessary for any orthopaedic surgeon or upper extremity surgeon to have any idea what to advise on this manner. Th ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
FOLLOW UP WITH MD: Since you have had closed reduction, and i suppose it was suscessful.I will advice you follow with your orthpedic surgeon to se it has been suscessful ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Sorry to say but it : Can't really be evaluated by your profile picture. Initial injury, definitive details regarding relative length, angles, step offs, joint shape, congr ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Hopefully not: Your wrist has been locked up so it now has to learn to move etc. I am not looking at xrays and don't know if the bones healed properly which may be a ... Read More

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