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Broken Arm Cast
An arm fracture typically refers to a fracture of the bone in the upper arm, the humerus or of the bones in the forearm, the radius and/or the ulna. Fractures in the hand and wrist are usually not called "arm fractures". While many of these fractures are treated non-surgically in children, many of these fractures, particularly those in the forearm, ...Read more
Usually 4-6 weeks: Arm fractures usually heal in 4-6 weeks depending on the extent of fracture, type of fractuere and which arm bone or bones are affected. All things equal you should expect 4-6 weeks but your orthopedist may think differently based on follow up exam, x-rays and your individual case study. Follow up and keep open dialog with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Broken twist and arm cast for 11 weeks. Doc recommended a second surgery so i could have full use of my wrist. Now ot says less than 45 degree. ?
I broke my wrist have a full arm cast is it possible for me to do track. The dr said no running jumping or twisting my broken arm can I throw still?
Not very well as it-: -requires twisting motion. Best 2 remain a spectator until healed. Push it & you can have problems healing. ...Read more
A pillow on your : Chest as you lie on your back with your hand a liitle higher off the bed than your elbow or a pillow at the same side as your cast at the side of your chest with the hand resting higher or your elbow at your side with your hand pointing up but do not put hand over your head. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: You need to rehab and strengthen the injured arm before you can resume play. ...Read more
Depending on your: size anywhere from 10 ounces to 2 pounds ...Read more