A 34-year-old member asked:
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how long does a hand fracture take to heal after intitial treatment?

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Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Depends on many factors how bad is the fracture and how good is the vitamin d level and of course all smokers heal slower all fractures take about 2 years to go on to full healing and remodeling but most should be pretty darn solid by 10-12 weeks with hands stiffness is a major issue post injury so early gentle range of motion is important.
Answered on Apr 3, 2018

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Yes : If it is a minimal fracture.
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Could be permanent: Depending on the severity of the injury you may not regain the motion.

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