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Hit to the proximal end of ulna. What would my arm look like if there was a hairline fracture? There is currently swelling and pain upon only that spot to the touch

Varies . It varies somewhat. A "hairline" fracture would by definition be non displaced, so you would not expect any obvious deformity. Swelling, pain, and tenderness to palpating would be expected. X-rays are really the main way we evaluate for a fracture if thers was significant injury and exam concerning for a fracture. Read more...

After hairline fracture of puttela opretion, exercise?

Timing. If you've had an operation to repair the patella, most times some motion is allowed early on, but typically full motion is not allowed for 4-6 weeks, depending on the injury and the repair method. When you do exercise walking, ellipticals, and gentle stationary cycling are good. As for weights, avoid exercises like leg extensions, favoring closed chain movements like leg presses. Good luck! Read more...

Hairline fracture in hip, does it get worse?

Hip fracture. Hip fractures can be very serious injuries and can lead to long-term problems such as arthritis. Even a hairline fracture can displace (shift) - make sure to follow your surgeons' recommendations. Read more...