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A 21-year-old female asked:

I fractured my wrist about 5 weeks ago and have been in a brace. doc said to start using the brace less and also begin physical therapy. can i sleep without the brace?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
I wouldn't : The random movements you may make during sleep may adversly effect your healing. I would not sleep with it off until your doc says you can.
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