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After 7 weeks in full arm cast my elbow is very stiff. Will i regain full extension within time?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Probably

@ your age u should be able to regain full motion after physical therapy.
I assume the cast was on for a fx . Of the elbow... Occasionally a splint ( dynasplint) may be necessary to help regain extension in tough cases. Good luck!

In brief: Probably

@ your age u should be able to regain full motion after physical therapy.
I assume the cast was on for a fx . Of the elbow... Occasionally a splint ( dynasplint) may be necessary to help regain extension in tough cases. Good luck!
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