A 43-year-old member asked:
If you have a broken or fractured bone but didn't realize it, is it too late to get treatment?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
Not necessarily: Hopefully the fracture is well aligned and it can still be casted or immobilized
if it is not nor must determine if the position needs to be corrected by manipulation or surgery
always tell my patient better to have a negative x-ray than hope it's not broken and find out that it healed in the wrong position.
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Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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