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Hand Fracture (Definition)

A fracture (break) of one of the bones in the hand. Most commonly a ...Read more


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I have had a broken hand taken out of a cast and put in a splint how long till I can do heavy lifting again?

I have had a broken hand taken out of a cast and put in a splint how long till I can do heavy lifting again?

It depends: This is highly dependent on the type of fracture you had, location of the fracture and how long it had been in a cast. Most fractures are healed in 6-8 weeks, but the final decision should be made by the person most familiar with your particular situation. ...Read more

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Can you suggest exercises for my broken hand?

Can you suggest exercises for my broken hand?

Heal first: You need to be treated - splint or cast- to heal the bone first. Once cleared by your doc, then specific exercises would be shown to you to regain your strength. ...Read more

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What are common deformities due to a broken hand?

What are common deformities due to a broken hand?

Swelling, rotation: Or angualr deviation, stiffness, contacture, tightness, thickeing over a joint, are some deformities. By saying they are common deformities it doesn not mean they commonly occur but it says if there is deformity then these are some common types of that deformity. ...Read more

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I've had a broken hand for 4 months can they still fix it?

Fracture: Healing is ususally complete within the first 2 months, but not always. And occasionally bones heal but in the wrong position. So, the first question is whether it's in fact healed. Next, if it's healed but in an abnormal position, is it bothering you? And then, if it's bothering you can it be improved functionally without surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could you do to help a swollen and broken hand?

What could you do to help a swollen and broken hand?

RICE: Rest, ice it, elevate it above heart level. That's provided you've seen an orthopaedic surgeon and found out if you need a cast, splint or surgery. ...Read more

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