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what to do if i get a spiral fracture in the metacarpals?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Goto the orthopedic: Surgeon he will take care of it for you. In the meanwhile if you have splint use it and do body taping of that finger to next finger.

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How long does it take for a spiral fracture to heal?

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A spiral fracture: Describes the fracture pattern. Most fractures take 6-8 weeks to heal under normal circumstances if treated properly.
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Spiral fracture: This is a fracture that is not linear and does not cross the width of the bone. It is usually elongated and travels the length of the bone instead of the width of the bone.

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