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Approximately How Long Will A Broken Humerus Be In A Cast For
6-8 weeks in general: Not all humerus fractures are the same and require treatments specific to each patient. Breaks in the middle of the bone are immobilized in a splint or cast or just a sling until the broken bone ends get "sticky" and begin to move slowly as one bone. Casts are converted to braces or slings once early adequate healing is confirmed. ...Read more
It is a fracture (bone break) of the upper arm bone. The humerus is the bone that connects to the shoulder (through part of the shoulder blade) at one end, the elbow (through the two bones of the forearm, the ulna and the radius) at the other. The humerus can be fractured ...Read more
I had a humerus fracture last yr had a cast on for 3months everythng ws fine after it was takn off just normal pains when its cold, are cramps normal?
Possibly due to Comp:
Possibly due to compromised or insufficient blood supply when it is cold in the scar area
I have a broken humerus I had a accident on march 8. now I been on a corflex brace for 6 weeks. How long does it take to heal?
You can make an appointment in nearest clinic affiliated with a teaching hospital and apply for charity care
but do it fast you can not have this fracture noy treated. ...Read more
Regular exercises to:
Strengthen the muscles and increase the range of motion of the shoulder and elbow joints. This way your humerus will get stronger as well. Having a balanced diet and with multivitamins will also enhance the healing process.
Follow your doctors advise to maximize the results in the shortest possible time. ...Read more
Physical Therapy: Humerus fractures heal in about 6 weeks. Your fracture seems to be well advanced in healing and I think you should start pt at this time to overcome stiffness. ...Read more
28yrs old, got a plate installed for a broken humerus last 4 weeks. How can I expedite the heal of the bone? Will calcium pills help?
Check with surgeon: The best thing is to check with the surgeon who operated on you. ...Read more
Could my 11 year old have a broken humerus? He fell back onto elbow with his weight plus another child's weight.
Is it possible that a broken humerus bone heal but extended the normal growth that may cause us inability to move the joint?
Docs, could a broken humerus bone heal but extended the normal growth that may cause us inability to move the joint?
Yes: Any fracture may heal inappropriately if improperly aligned, especially those which include a joint. See an orthopedist, and have your injury evaluated. ...Read more
I have had a broken humerus bone with a rodand pins for 3 weeks and can't get into a pain management doctor for another week I am out pain meds. Help?
Pain: Post injury and post-operative pain management is most appropriately done by the surgeon who did the care/surgery. Call and arrange a follow-up appointment with the (i assume) orthopedic surgeon. Explain the pain issues and request analgesics to carry you until your pain management appointment comes through. I'm wondering why pain management is involved for acute injury. ...Read more
Not usually!: Never heard of therapy for a broken humerus causing an earache... Check w/ your primary care doc or an ENT to investigate. If your fx. Was proximal (toward the shoulder) on the humerus your p.T. May be exercising your shoulder muscles and occ. Your trapezius and sternocleidomastoid muscles get'irritated'. This conceivably could cause pain near your same side ear; but not an earache. Good luck! ...Read more
Broken humerus bone. I'm now in a Sarmiento brace. I feel a warm feeling where the fracture occurred. Is it something serious?
How long does humerus fracture takes to heal. Will the bone be same stronger as before. I have got implanted with titanium plate. When can I start my gym?
Hello! I have a recent proximal humerus fracture and am about 3 1/2 weeks out from closed reduction. How long should I continue to feel the bone move?
By that time-: -I would not expect you 2 feel that any more. Be sure that you get into see your ortho guy or @ least call & tell him/her of it ...Read more
Arm bone break: It is a fracture (bone break) of the upper arm bone. The humerus is the bone that connects to the shoulder (through part of the shoulder blade) at one end, the elbow (through the two bones of the forearm, the ulna and the radius) at the other. The humerus can be fractured anywhere along its length. ...Read more
Well healed most --:
Likely, but depends on the type of treatment provided to you, for the fracture and whether you have had any more injury to the arm or not.
Generally by 3 months it should have healed nicely. ...Read more
Yes, If fully healed: Humerus fractures may take 3 + months to heal depending on their severity and location. But when the fracture is fully healed and the elbow and shoulder joints are moving well then you should be ready to start gym again. However, you need to start slowly and build up your strength with time. ...Read more
Too broad of a topic: I cannot answer this accurately. The humerus can be broken in three distinct areas, near the shoulder, the middle part of the bone, and near the elbow. Depending where the fracture is has huge impact on the options. There are non-operative and surgical options for fractures at all three locations but I cannot discuss in more detail without knowing more specifics about the fracture. ...Read more
Humerus fracture: Some variables include location of the fracture, degree of displacement (position of fragments relative to one another), host variables (illnesses that may affect healing, smoker), ? Additional injuries (leg injury that may require need for arm walk with crutches). While many fractures will heal without surgery, repair of frwcture may help with pain and more rapid return to function. Good luck! ...Read more
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