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A 47-year-old female asked:

Can a ligament tear in my hand heal by itself. i have a broken bone a partial tear of one ligament and a complete tear of another ?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Potentially : Yes, there are certainly cases where ligament injuries can completely heal non surgically, and others not. It really depends more on the specific injury. I would not hesitate to discuss directly with a hand specialist.

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Last updated Feb 13, 2016

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