A 25-year-old male asked:
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i have a broken arm and i need some tips i been with a brace for 1 month but my fracture still move?

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Dr. Barry Callahan
30 years experience Hand Surgery
Need more info: Which bone is fractured and does the brace include the elbow or does it just immobilize the wrist?
Answered on May 9, 2014
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Dr. Meir Marmor
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
That could be normal: I am assuming that by broken arm you mean broken humerus bone. One month is still too early to say that a fracture is not uniting. Please keep the brace on and followup with your orthopedic clinic as planned.
Answered on May 17, 2014
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