A 40-year-old female asked:
how can a dr tell when a minor growth plate injury to the wrist is healed?
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Hand Surgery 23 years experience
Examination and Xray: On the examination the lack of tenderness over the fracture and evidence of healing on the xray is used to determine fracture healing.
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Hand Surgery 46 years experience
Yes: The doctor taps on the fracture site a there is no pain. This occurs after three to six weeks.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Growth plate injury wrist. Will I end up with a stiff wrist?
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Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017
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