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Had soft ulna fracture last year. Still experiencing pain when temperature changes. Why does this happen and when is it going to stop?
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
Things to look out for when you have a ulna fracture I have a bump where my fracture is want to no why
Most : Most ulna fractures heal well with conservative management with casting or bracing. The bump over the fracture site can be from swelling or callous from where the bone healed. If the bump is becoming bigger, you should consult your orthopaedic surgeon and obtain a repeat x-ray to make sure the fracture is healing properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can be done all these years later about chronic subluxation of left ulna caused by undiagnosed ulna fracture?
What cause my wrist after a distal radius and ulna fracture that required a reduction which should have had a plate but did closed to turn to the left
Please repharase : your question: I understand that you sustained a distal radius and ulna fracture. The decision to use a plate or do a closed reduction is the orthopedic surgeon's call, depending on severity and angulation of the fractures. What do you mean by:"closed to turn to the left"?- Do you mean a closed reduction? Please consult operating surgeon. ...Read more
What if there is no callus formation on the complete fractured radius ulna? Overlapping fractured seen in xray
2 years ago made my radius ulna complete fracture no metal plates or rods, no more casting from the 4th month, am i okay really?
I have nerve damage from my ulna/radius fractures(complete breaks) from 6 weeks ago.I have a horrible burning sensation. Will it get better on its own?
I got my radius and ulna complete fracture 3months now got my xray and report that no callus formation appreciated well i can move my arm now better?
Not enough info: In this country almost every adult radius and ulna fracture is treated with plates/screws. (open reduction and internal fixation). In that case little to no callus is seen. If treated in a cast only , i would be concerned if there is no callus seen and would suspect at least delayed healing (delayed union). If that is the case then surgery may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need X-rays: Only x-rays can answer this question. The bone must be healed before immobilization is terminated. Some ulna fractures can take 8 weeks or more to heal. Do not assume it is healed, without x-rays. ...Read more
I had a severe injury in may of this year. Fractured ulna and dislocation of elbow. Any comments re: surgery?
Monteggia?: A fracture of the ulna w/ associated radial head subluxation / dislocation (@ elbow) is known as a monteggia fx./ dislocation. If recognized treatment is orif of the ulna( plating) and reduction of the radial head dislocation.( it usually reduces spontaneously after fixing ulna)... ...Read more
I had accident last month & broke my left arm Ulna shift, the fracture is simple and not displaced. After 4 weeks the X-ray 2day not showing progress.
Not unusual: That is not uncommon. For healing to show up in X-ray, it has to be pretty far along. Most ulnar shaft fractures heal by about 8 weeks, but we typically don't see much on X-ray at 4 weeks. The main reason we get an X-ray at that point is just to make sure it is still in good alignment. ...Read more
I've removed kwires from my healed ulna and radius fracture and i would like to know when will i get full motion of wrist and when will it be stronger?
Much depends upon th: E extent of injury, residual deformity, tissue factors , general health etc, but assumong good health and adequate alignment for a n injury that was treatable with expectant decent results it typically is a 3-4 month procress from injury to feeling more normal but subtle things can linger for months later. Despite returning to full activity long before that. Note this is a very general answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please tell me what type of cast would you wear if you fractured your ulna about an inch or two from your elbow?
Ulna fracture : If midshaft or so called nightstick fracture may not need a cast. Fractures close To the elbow may need a long arm cast but must Be assessed for Elbow function and stability and could need surgery if displaced Distal fractures and injuries to the drug need Reduction and casting or surgery ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I fractured my ulna in my right arm 7 days ago. It is painful just walking around. Is that normal? I usually have a high pain tolerance.
Yes: Until the ends of the bone become "sticky" a little motion can be painful. Usually by 2 weeks the pain should significantly decrease. ...Read more
I fractured my ulna a month ago. I an still having swelling and I am not able to move my arm at all. Have not seen dr in 3 wks. Is this normal?
See your doctor: While a fractured ulna can still result in swelling and pain over the time interval you describe, it should be improving. If the condition is not getting better, then follow up with your treating doctor. ...Read more
Fractured radius & ulna in 3 months ago. No op, cast 6 was. Fingers stiff and sore and some actions are difficult. Swelling at inner elbow - related?
Maybe related: you need to see your doctor for initial assessment, you may be referred to an orthopedic surgeon for further management, good luck ...Read more
Throbbing pain in wrist, compound fracture radius ulna 14years ago? two metal rods still in place today. allergic to anti inflammatory medication.
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