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A 27-year-old male asked:

My hand was fractured in 2004 and still i feel muscle weakness along wiyh the bones.. what should i do for its recovery?

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Dr. Mark Sterling
31 years experience
Little: 9 years later the nerve that supplied those muscles is definitely permanently damaged. A course of hand therapy would probably do little unless there was evidence that decompressing the nerve would somehow restore nerve function and muscle strength in the muscles supplied by that nerve; e.g. A car with a clogged gas filter will have no power no matter how hard you step on the accelerator.
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