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Fracture Hand Play Golf
When healed: I wouldn't recommend playing while you are in a cast as this may cause problems with the bone healing properly. Not to mention your game will be affect and not for the better. If you must go out with your friends to the golf course just volunteer to drive the cart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
How long does it take for a 14 year old to play golf again after a open repair of a clavicle fracture?
Depends: Depends upon how severe the injury and the extent of the repair.Your orthopedic surgeon can give the best answer to the question. May take several months to full recovery. ...Read more
Just got splint off for a metacarpal fracture 2 days ago what can I do for my hand to get back to golf as quick as possible?
Once given the GREEN: Light from your provider for gentle motion start with putting and gripping the club.A stress ball that is small also helps with grip. Begin with putting and then progress to chipping once you are cleared for full force. Finally when your strength is back begin driving the ball but don't go and hit 300 balls start with 50. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fractured my 4th metacarpal playing rugby and got it casted. I want to be a firefighter and need my hands in best condition, do I need surgery?
Golfing injury of left hand, pain for 4 weeks in region of ulnar nerve...Could it be fractured hamate?
I fractured my pinky today I have a championship two hand touch football game Sunday could I still possibly play ?
Anything is possible: But the question is is it advisable. You must follow the advice of your orthopedic surgeon. I played 2 hand touch & won the city championship in Madison Wisconsin, & it was about like tackle but no pads. It is a highly dangerous game. I would recommend watching this one ...Read more
I have golfers elbow in both arms but I don't play golf. I do play a racket sport (right arm only) and do weights. What is cause and how to get rid?
Maybe: Some people can do ok with activities which dont involve cutting or pivoting. If your knee is giving out after a course of rehab the acl should be addressed. Would lean toward reconstruction at 35 though. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more