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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Official xray report: Sounds like you have either a delayed union vs. non union of the bone. A delayed union is a fracture that still has the potential to heal though it ... Read More
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Dr. David Bailie
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nonunion: if it has not healed at 6 months and the plate is firmly in place, bone graft or bone stimulator or both may be needed no way to tell without looking ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
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
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Orthopedic care: This involves immobization, xrays intially and for follow up and up and therapy when and if needed.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
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
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A broken arm: can be anything from minor to major. Fractures have significant pain, deformity and loss of function. Fractures can be stabilized by a splint or Cas ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Dunn
59 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
X-RAY THE ARM: Physical examination could help to identify healing, but x-ray is best way.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: What type of fracture? Does it need surgery? Although our surgical interventions have progressed significantly surgery is still surgery... That being ... Read More
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