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Broken wrist how long typically to mend?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Broken wrist

Is a very big term. It can mean a hairline fracture in a bone tha heals fast or a displaced fracture in a bone that has bad blood supply.
Simple nondisplaced fractures are casted for 3-4 weeks often but complex fractures in some bones of the wrist ( that dont have surgery) can be casted for 9-12 weeks. The inure, the ;ovation, the pattern, health factors, smoking, all play a role in time to mend

In brief: Broken wrist

Is a very big term. It can mean a hairline fracture in a bone tha heals fast or a displaced fracture in a bone that has bad blood supply.
Simple nondisplaced fractures are casted for 3-4 weeks often but complex fractures in some bones of the wrist ( that dont have surgery) can be casted for 9-12 weeks. The inure, the ;ovation, the pattern, health factors, smoking, all play a role in time to mend
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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Wrist

4 to 6 week depending on the severity of the break

In brief: Wrist

4 to 6 week depending on the severity of the break
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