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Thumb injury, after cast comes off joint is not working. what do i do?

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Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Type injury?: Most commonly tightening of joint ligaments because of immobilization. However with fracture can be tendon rupture, often seen with distal radius fracture, or tendon adhesions to sight of fracture or injury preventing tendon motion. Ask your treating physician.

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Last updated Jan 2, 2014

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