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A 55-year-old female asked:

can i refracture my elbow due to over overextension or overuse? i am about 2-3 months out following a radial head fracture. what would be symptoms?

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Dr. Ronald Quam
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Radial head: It is very possible. If your radial head didn't heal, healed incorrectly, or healed correctly and you hit it with enough force, you may have refractured. You should get an xray asap to confirm.

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