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How long will a metacarpal fracture take to heal?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: 4-6 weeks usually

Thes bones if in proper alignment and with proper splinting and care, will usually heal in 4-6 weeks.

In brief: 4-6 weeks usually

Thes bones if in proper alignment and with proper splinting and care, will usually heal in 4-6 weeks.
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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Weeks

Most metacarpal fractures heal enough in 3-4 weeks to begin a range of motion program. They commonly still require a protective splint between exercises for another 3 weeks.

In brief: Weeks

Most metacarpal fractures heal enough in 3-4 weeks to begin a range of motion program. They commonly still require a protective splint between exercises for another 3 weeks.
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