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Fracture Hand Will Cast
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
I fractured my hand and had a cast for 4 weeks, I removed it today my hand are stiff what should I do ?
Hand Fracture.: First of all, what do you mean you removed it? Second stiffness is normal after being in a cast , range of motion exercises will help. Back to the first question, no one should remove their own cast, they are on there for a reason, how do you know your hand is healed. Go see your doc for follow up. Needs x-ray could be stiff cause still broken! ...Read more
Probably not: If there was no injury to the hand and it is not painful then it is probably not fractured. Swelling in the hand after an elbow injury especially in a cast is common. The swelling must be controlled with ice, elevation and most importantly keeping the fingers moving. If it becomes severe it can lead to permanent stiffness of the fingers. A good therapist can help controll the swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a fractured hand, and it's very swollen. Will I have to wait swelling to subside before I get a cast?
I am having scapoid fracture on my left hand. I have put cast. It's almost 8 weeks but not completely healed. What food to eat to heal it faster?
Homeopathy: You can take homeopathic calcarea phosphorica and symphytum to help it heal. You can also look up a recipe for bone broth. That should help stimulate healing. ...Read more
I broke or fractured my hand and its in a cast but when i move my hand it goes tingly and numb, is this supposed to happen?
Did i wait too long to get a cast on my very slightly fractured hand? Would i heal abnormally? It has been a week and 2 days.
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
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