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A 42-year-old member asked:

does anyone out there have a good link to some information with advice with hand exercises wearing cast?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Ask your doc: You need to ask the doctor that put it on. He/she may actually not want you doing any excercises.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

I got a cast on my hand taken off yesterday, but I still can't make a fist. Is it permanently damaged?

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When you have a bad break in your hand, how long until they normally cast it?

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Can they make removable hard casts or hard plastic hand gloves?

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No: No.

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