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Doctor insights on: How To Break Your Arm Without Pain

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How to break a arm?

How to break a arm?

RIde motorcycle.: Hang glide, fall, play sports, etc.

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Does anyone know a way to break an arm in the wilderness?

Does anyone know a way to break an arm in the wilderness?

???: Why would you need to do that? There is no safe way to do it. You can loose your arm or die from bleeding. ...Read more

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After your arm heals after a break is it weaker than before?

After your arm heals after a break is it weaker than before?

Yes: Is not unusual to have some weakness following arm immobilization in a cast, however strenght shoul return to preinjury levels with proper exercise program. ...Read more

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If a old man of 82 yrs age breaks his arm how long to recover?

If a old man of 82 yrs age breaks his arm how long to recover?

Depends!: It depends on how bad the fracture is (did it require surgery? It also depends on how healthy the 82 year old is. Of course, it also depends on whether or not he follows instructions. Lastly, anybody can have unusual and unpredictable side effects or compications of any illness or injury that are unpredictable. Do you have any more details? Is so, ask the question again and supply them. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a old man of 82 yrs age breaks his arm can he survive?

Sure!: But any fracture can be serious, depending on the cause of the fracture, how severe it is, other injuries, and the overall state of the person's health and the quality of the treatment. This is so for anybody with a fracture. The elderly can have complicating illnesses that make fractures riskier than in younger healthy people, but lots of elderly folks break bones and heal just fine. ...Read more

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How painful is it to break an arm or leg?

How painful is it to break an arm or leg?

It depends : All breaks are different and peoples response to pain is different. Bottom line, it usually hurts and how much, depends on location and type of break. One cannot say hat if i can walk, it is not broken. ...Read more

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Whats happens if i break my arm and don't get a cast?

It may not: Heal properly and may be unnecessarily painful. ...Read more

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My baby sleeps only in my arms. What can I do to break the habit?

My baby sleeps only in my arms.  What can I do to break the habit?

Stop: How can he get used to sleeping anywhere else if he never has the opportunity. Crying does not equate with pain. Put your baby in crib or bassinet and calm him there instead of your arms. Keep things the same, routine is very important , they get used to things quickly. ...Read more

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What causes a rash on the bend of the arm and break out in a sweet?

What causes a rash on the bend of the arm and break out in a sweet?

Eczema or allergy: The antecubital fossae is a very sensitive part of the body and is susceptible to contact dermatitis and skin infections. Your would need an evaluation by your dermatolgist. ...Read more

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If someone twisted your arm behind your back to break it, which bone actually breaks?

If someone twisted your arm behind your back to break it, which bone actually breaks?

Twisted arm: It is actually very difficult to break a bone by twisting someone's arm. The common injury would be a sprain or ligament tear, usually to the elbow joint, possibly to the wrist as well. Only if a person had brittle bones like in osteoporosis or osteogenesis imperfecta, would a broken bone occur. ...Read more

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What happens when you break your arm and you go to the ER? What will they do? Do you get an IV?

What happens when you break your arm and you go to the ER? What will they do? Do you get an IV?

Xray/splint/cast: pain medication will usually be given by mouth, unless it's a serious fracture. xrays will be performed and either a splint or cast will be placed. a follow-up referral is usually given ...Read more

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At the doctors they x rayed my sons arm due to a possible break. She mentioned that his growth plates are wide open. He is 12. What does it mean?

At the doctors they x rayed my sons arm due to a possible break. She mentioned that his growth plates are wide open. He is 12. What does it mean?

He is still growing: Don't be alarmed at all. It just means he has more growth potential ahead of him. There can be a difference in chronological and bone age. If you want to know his bone age, go to an ortho specialist or have his regular doctor et a left hand xray. There is an atlas that will tell you the bone age which can be different. ...Read more