A 35-year-old member asked:
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can you still lift weights with a fractured 1st metacarpal?

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Dr. Barry Callahan
30 years experience Hand Surgery
A bit risky: It depends on the type of fracture and method of treatment but in general i tell patients to let pain be your guide. You might consider focusing on core, legs, and back for a few weeks until your treating doctor gives you the thumbs up (yes pun intended :)).
Answered on Aug 29, 2013

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