A 47-year-old female asked:
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broken twist and arm cast for 11 weeks. doc recommended a second surgery so i could have full use of my wrist. now ot says less than 45 degree. ?

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Dr. Jeffrey Greenberg
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Another opinion: It may be beneficial to obtain another opinion from a specialist in the field, an orthopedic surgeon that does a lot of wrist reconstruction or preferably a hand surgeon, as opposed to the opinion from the occupational therapist.
Answered on Mar 5, 2014

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