how long does it usually take a broken hand to heal

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How long does it usually take a broken hand to heal?

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How long does a hand fracture take to heal after intitial treatment?

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depends on many factors how bad is the fracture and how good is the vitamin D level and of course all smokers heal slower all fractures take about 2 years to go on to FULL HEALING AND REMODELING but most should be pretty darn solid by 10-12 weeks with hands stiffness is a major issue post injury so early gentle range of motion is important
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How long will it take for a hand fracture to heal? When can I return to work? I'm cabin crew

Hand fractures can

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take 6-8 weeks to heal for simple long bone ( finger and metacarpal) injuries. Wrist bones, open injuries, injury with significant soft tissue damage can take longer. AIrline employee rules for return to work are often complex so make sure you talk to your employer and treating md to find out whether you can return in a splint or not. its often not a straightforward answer
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Dr. Matthew Enna answered:

How long does it take for a child's hand fracture to regain full strength?

6-12 weeks

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Fractures usually take about six weeks to heal. Even after the fracture is healed, patients - kids included - tend to favor the injured extremity for a while. That time varies from person to person and also depends to some degree on the severity of the injury. 6-12 weeks from the day of injury is a good estimate.
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Dr. Matthew Enna answered:

How long it will take to remove hand fracture splint ?

4-6 weeks

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The length of immobilization depends on several factors, including the type of fracture, as well how quickly the fracture is healing. On average, fractures heal in six weeks, and hand fractures usually require 4-6 weeks of immobilization.
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Dr. Jason M. Boyer answered:

How long approximately does it take to fully recover from a hand fracture?

6 weeks

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Fractures usually take 6-8 weeks to heal, although proper immobilization, genetics, use of tobacco, nutritional status and environmental factors can change this timeline.
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How long before a hand fracture heals?

Rather quickly...

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compared to other bones. Hand fractures are often healed in 3-4 weeks. At that point they will often not appear to be healed on Xrays but these lag behind the actual healing. Because stiffness in the hand is much more common than poor fracture healing, immobilization of hand fractures needs to be for as short a time as possible.
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Would my broken hand heal in a splint?

Treatments are

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variable depending on the type of fracture. Please follow your orthopedic surgeon/ hand surgeon's advice.
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What could I do to help my hand fracture heal?

Help heal fracture

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Protect your hand from further trauma. Live a healthy life style and eat a healthy diet. Excercise moderately with using the injured hand. Do not smoke. Take a multi-vitamin and mineral daily (can ones made from food).
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Why wont my hand fracture heal without surgery?

It can

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Typically with hand fractures the question is no will it heal but in what position will it heal in. If the fracture is not in a good position your hand function will be compromised.
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