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A 28-year-old female asked:

dislocated both radial and ulna bone at the elbow joint. doc is put me in a cast for 2 weeks. does that timeframe seem normal for an elbow dislocation?

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Dr. Andrea Rodgers
Emergency Medicine 28 years experience
It does: If it was a simple dislocation two weeks is appropriate. The elbow is one joint that can suffer loss of full function if immobilized too long.

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