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A 23-year-old male asked:

i twisted my wriest and torn a ligament on the right side my hand and dislocated the bone attached to it will it heal with out surgery?

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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Maybe: Difficult answer as it could go either way. Even if the bones are all back in perfect position, sometimes it will not heal completely. This is best determined by close follow up with an orthopedic surgeon, preferrably a hand specialist. Best not to chance it on your own.

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Last updated Apr 19, 2013

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