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How long will a fractured wrist be in the cast?

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Dr. Paul Grutter
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 4-6 weeks

This depends on the fracture pattern and patient.
Wrist fractures are commonly splinted for 7-10 days after injury to allow for swelling and then placed into a cast for 4 weeks. It is common to wear a removable brace for 2-4 weeks after the cast is removed.

In brief: 4-6 weeks

This depends on the fracture pattern and patient.
Wrist fractures are commonly splinted for 7-10 days after injury to allow for swelling and then placed into a cast for 4 weeks. It is common to wear a removable brace for 2-4 weeks after the cast is removed.
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