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When A Wrist Is Broken And Casted Will My Son Be Able To Sleep
Might be 2-4 weeks;: Before you can lie flat and sleep normally. Depends on the severity of the injury with type of fx, whether its open or closed and the type of treatment started for you. Non-operative treatment can be symptomatic for 4, even 6 weeks. Surgically fixed can be painful for 2-3 weeks for incision/tissues to heal. Your treating doc would be able to advise you better as he monitors your healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it okay to wiggle your fingers with a broken wrist. It is in a hard splint, to be castes next week?
Yes: There are many small bones in the wrist that can be fracture and are commonly misdiagnosed as a sprain. Scaphoid fractures are a common example. Left untreated these fractures can lead to significant long term disability. Anyone concern about a possible wrist fracture should be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
I have a broken pinky finger left hand dr says they have to rebreak in order to fix for me to be able to make a fist is this common practice?
My son broke his finger. H e will require pins in it. Can the finger be casted and allow him to play football.
No: Allow the finger to heal first. It is likely in addition to the pins , he will have a cast. It is difficult to see a talented kid sitting out because of a fractured finger. Talk to his orthopedic doctor or his plastic surgeon for advice. Make sure the finger is well healed before returning to contact sports. ...Read more
Is it possible for a dislocated elbow to be fractured upon reduction if it was done improperly or by someone untrained? My daughter had what we thought was nurse maids elbow and wile in getting x-rays, the tech heard it pop. She was able to move her arm a
There : There are a couple of possibilities: one is that the fracture was already there and was easier to see once the joint reduced (popped back into place). The other is that the fracture occured when the elbow reduced. Usually a radiology technician does not put any significant force on an extremity while getting the x-rays. Sometimes they will even have the physician position the patient if he/she is particularly concerned. It is unlikely that the technician put enough force on the elbow to cause a fracture. Some dislocations will pop into place with minimal force and that is more likely what happened. Once the deformity is corrected, the swelling is more evident and it will continue to increase for 48 to 72 hours after an injury. The x-rays will often tell the story. Depending on the size and direction of the fragment, we can sometimes get an idea of which direction the force was that caused the fragment. Review the x-rays with the treating physician. He/she may be able to make a final determination, but that is not always the case. However, i think the more likely answer is that the fracture was already there. ...Read more
My daughter landed on her wrist and sprained it and she has wear a wrist brace. How long will she be in the brace? Can she take it off for pe?
Usually: Might possibly also need surgery.Get a more detailed answer ›
I ve 5th metacarpal neck fracture but able to move my fingers slightly even with the cast, is it ok to do that or the cast must completely immobilise.
You're good: If they were so immobilized that none could move you might be very disappointed when the cast comes off and for all the feeling you'd have left in that hand you'd be able to keep sawing through the fingers as well without even feeling them.....'ya know what I mean? :) If you think there is tingling, extreme tightness, or pain in the fingers or hand then, you need to return to the ER. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My ankle is broken and im wearing a cast. How can I make sure it retuns to max fitness in 6 weeks?
Stay off of it: Resting is the hardest part of recovery. Staying off of it is critical and overlooked as one of the most important steps. I'm assuming you're on crutches so make sure to work your quads with simple lifting exercises on the broken ankle side. Also, stay focused on healthy eating and less sitting (kills metabolism). Don't smoke and abstain from alcohol. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sprained my wrist a long tie ago. When to hand dr since it is not feeling better and he said to wear brace 24/7. It hurts more with the brace. Why?
Will i be able to use a bow this hunting season I am going to have shoulder surgery on my right shoulder to fix a torn muscle. They will have to place a screw in it to hold it.
Ruptured : Ruptured biceps ? Can try a bow after all rehab is complete and well healed. The start slowly, low poun pull and work up to your ability. If hunting season is less than 6 mo away i would guess no. ...Read more
Sprained my finger playing basketball and I have it in a splint now. Is that the best way to protect it or should I buddy tape it?
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
My brother broke his ankle a year ago. He is able to put full pressure on his ankle and walk normally, but he is still experiencing a lot of stiffness and does not completely have a full range of motion. When will his ankle be fully recovered?
I was playing softball, and to make a long story short I fell and hurt my thumb. Is is there a way I can be sure if it is only sprained or fractured?
My mom is unable to bend her fingers due to her hand being fractured around the wrist. What can be done to help?
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