A 28-year-old female asked:
after 7 weeks in full arm cast my elbow is very stiff. will i regain full extension within time?
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Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Probably: @ your age u should be able to regain full motion after physical therapy. I assume the cast was on for a fx . Of the elbow... Occasionally a splint ( dynasplint) may be necessary to help regain extension in tough cases. Good luck!
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Last updated Oct 15, 2013
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