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Dr. Raj Singh
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Cast (Definition)

Children's bones will usually heal and remodel themselves, if they are kept in the correct position. Immobilization casts are one effective way to do this, while also protecting ...Read more


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How long after fibular surgery will I use my feet?

How long after fibular surgery will I use my feet?

fibula surgery: It depends on the surgery. Your best source of info is your surgeon. Seek his/her advice . Good luck. ...Read more

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How long will I be on crutches after breaking my leg?

How long will I be on crutches after breaking my leg?

Usually 4-6weeks: Depending on fracture site you can be transitioned from crutches to a walking boot after a few weeks. The knee-scooter is also a fun means of getting around for ankle and lower leg injuries. ...Read more

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How long after my wrist and thumb surgery should I wear my sling?

How long after my wrist and thumb surgery should I wear my sling?

Ask your surgeon: Sorry, but the only person who's allowed to decide your guidelines for post-operative care is the doctor who is operating on you. That said, i'm guessing that you shouldn't need a sling very long, because the sling immobilizes your shoulder, not your elbow or wrist. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long after i get my cast of my thumb should my thumb hurt? Its around the joint or grow plate

How long after i get my cast of my thumb should my thumb hurt? Its around the joint or grow plate

Months: It can hurt for months. It is critical to make sure it is completely healed before resuming full activities. ...Read more

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How long till ican use my hand normally after finger fracture?

How long till ican use my hand normally after finger fracture?

4-8 weeks: It takes 4-8 weeks for finger fractures to heal. Once they have healed, your fingers will likely be stiff. You should be guided in some finger exercises by your doctor or therapist to get your hand moving normally again. If you are properly instructed on the exercises and you do them diligently, you should be back to using your hand normally relatively quickly. ...Read more

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Will my knee hurt after I recover from my osteotomy surgery?

Will my knee hurt after I recover from my osteotomy surgery?

Yes, surgery causes-: -pain. If you mean in the joint itself, the reason for the procedure is DJD of the knee. The arthritis is still there but the purpose is to change the weight bearing surface from the worst area to an area less effected. ...Read more

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How long will it be before I can lift really heavy objects after fracturing my elbow?

How long will it be before I can lift really heavy objects after fracturing my elbow?

Definition?: No lifting for 6-8 weeks awaiting healing of the fracture which will be forevere weaker than prior to the fracture. Gradual increase to maximum lifting levels would be recommended to strengthen the bone slowly over time and prevent refracture. Of course also dependent upon your definition of "heavy objects". ...Read more

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How long will my fingers hurt when I play guitar?

Variable: How long hae you played? What kind of guitar. What ever, there is no way to tell. It is different for everybody. Wait and you will see how long it takes. Each time you practice there will probably be less soreness. ...Read more

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My big toe is partially numb after my sesamoidectomy 3 weeks ago. Will the numbness go away? How long does this take?

My big toe is partially numb after my sesamoidectomy 3 weeks ago. Will the numbness go away? How long does this take?

Probably, months: Depending on what sesamoid was taken out, some nerves can get stretched or damaged. A stretched nerve will usually recover over a few months but improvement may continue for up to 18 months. A damaged nerve may recover, bit there may be some permanent numbness. Only time will tell and there is not much to do in the meantime. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to use my hand normally after finger fracture?

How long should I wait to use my hand normally after finger fracture?

It takes about 6wks: Fractures take about 6 weeks to heal. During this time, the finger is likely to be immobilized. Once the immobilization is completed, range of motion exercises are initiated. Once the fracture is healed, you should be able to use it with minimal discomfort. See a board certified orthopaedic hand surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Deep laceration of my index finger (and surgery to repair my nerve) 1.5 month ago.10 stitches. I cannot bed or straighten my finger properly since. How long will take to fully recover motion?

Deep laceration of my index finger (and surgery to repair my nerve) 1.5 month ago.10 stitches. I cannot bed or straighten my finger properly since. How long will take to fully recover motion?

Finger surgery recov: This depends on many factors, type of injury, other structures also injured such as tendons or ligaments, age of patient, presence of arthritis, legth of splining , type and frequency of physical therapy etc. This is best answered by your hand surgeon. ...Read more

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When will I be able to move my hand after 10 weeks on cast?

When will I be able to move my hand after 10 weeks on cast?

Ask your doctor: Why are you being casted? Once the reason you have the cast on is healed enough, your physician will remove the cast and instruct you on what to do. Since you have been in a cast for 10 weeks, I am guessing you may have a fracture that is slow to heal, like a scaphoid fracture. Motion is allowed once adequate healing is confirmed with x-ray or ct scan. ...Read more

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I burned my finger pretty badly how long does the pain last ?

DEPENDS: Wow, burns are really painful and there are lots of nerve endings in the fingertips. I guess it depends on how severe the burn. Can hurt for a day or so if not too bad. Much longer if more severe. Make sure to keep it clean and not infected. See you doctor if it does not heal soon. ...Read more

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Hello, how long does my fibula recover with walker splint? When should I remove splint ? I happened that I fell down with longboard five days ago.

Hello, how long does my fibula recover with walker splint? When should I remove splint ? I happened that I fell down with longboard five days ago.

It depends on what-: -U injured in Ur ankle. Fibula fracture, fibular collateral ligament strain or tear. See an orthopedic surgeon 4 a good hands on x-am as well as images 2 ascertain what the diagnosis is. That will drive the treatment options. ...Read more

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How much time will my broken arm hurt?

Variable: Everyone is a little different in terms of how long discomfort after a broken bone will last. Other factors include how much you move the arm (limb) that was injured and your bone density. Typically fractures/breaks heal within 6-8 weeks and most of the pain occurs in the first 1-2 weeks if the break is stabilized in a cast or proper splint. ...Read more