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Radius Bone In Wrist
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Broke my wrist(left radius) 10 months ago, still can't put much weight on it. Do you think it may have healed improperly?
Consult hand surgeon: Significant pain 10 months following a radius fracture warrants evaluation by your treating surgeon. However, pain and limited weight bearing capacity can occur following severe distal radius fractures. Bottom line: make sure your surgeon addresses your concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
SOMETIMES: It all depends upon the severity of the fracture and the length of treatment sometimes I do not send to therapy but allow the patient to follow up in a week or two and note progress (or lack of) other times the other extreme...Therapy is clearly needed often 3-4 x per week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore wrist x3 weeks. Found bump inch below on underside of radius. Hard, immovable, painless. Can't be seen, only felt. What could the bump be?
Had distal radius 813.42 surgery, then a external fixator on for a month after surgery. Now removed, but wrist & fingers are very stiff, Wrist wont flex up at all. Is this normal? How long to recover?
Surgeries vary: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health and surgeries vary especially more involved ones. BUT, stiffness is pretty much universal. If there's some deformity from the accident then range of motion might not ever return fully. PHYSICAL THERAPY would generally be given for months after. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After radius/wrist break moving fingers/gripping ball. Getting strength back. Now fingers stiff, lost strength tingling at fingertips. Whats happening?
I am experiencing severe pain in my wrist on my right hand from the trapezium through to the radius.
Scaphoid bone fx: Not knowing what you have done or your medical condition, likely sprained wrist/hand. If significant trauma, more concern is fractured scaphoid. Splint wrist for one week, ice 4x daily for 15 minutes, acetaminophen or ibuprofen for pain. If not better in one week or if significant trauma (fall on hand/wrist) then important to get xray to rule out fractured scaphoid bone. ...Read more
I broke my radius June 16, saw PCP 6/25 & films were taken. Wrist much better 7/02: orth surgeon applied cast.Truly needed?
Is it possible to have a ganglion between radius and ulnar on palm side of wrist little finger side ?
Ye s it possible: It is possible to have ganglion in any place in the body there is joint close by. ...Read more
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