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How can you cope with a broken wrist?
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Dr. Raymond Raven
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Be patient
A broken wrist will eventually heal.
It is the position in which it heals that we are most concerned about. Once the fracture is stable enough, range of motion exercises should begin. Try using your upper limb as normally as possible. Your doctor and physical therapist will guide you through the recovery process. It can take up to a year to reach maximal recovery, so be patient.

In brief: Be patient
A broken wrist will eventually heal.
It is the position in which it heals that we are most concerned about. Once the fracture is stable enough, range of motion exercises should begin. Try using your upper limb as normally as possible. Your doctor and physical therapist will guide you through the recovery process. It can take up to a year to reach maximal recovery, so be patient.
Dr. Raymond Raven
Dr. Raymond Raven
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Dr. Robert Gluck
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends...
Depends on the details i.
E is it a "clean" break, into the joint or not, are the fragments in or out of place, are there associated injuries, can it be treated closed, what type of fixation does it need if any, what type of therapy will there be post injury etc..?

In brief: Depends...
Depends on the details i.
E is it a "clean" break, into the joint or not, are the fragments in or out of place, are there associated injuries, can it be treated closed, what type of fixation does it need if any, what type of therapy will there be post injury etc..?
Dr. Robert Gluck
Dr. Robert Gluck
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