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How is a hand fracture typically treated?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Immobilization

Any fracture will need to be immobilized.
In the case of a hand fracture, the hand would be placed in a cast for approximately 4-6 weeks.

In brief: Immobilization

Any fracture will need to be immobilized.
In the case of a hand fracture, the hand would be placed in a cast for approximately 4-6 weeks.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Todd Guyette
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Splints, occ surgery

The location and character of the fracture makes a big difference on how hand fractures are treated.
Treatment ranges from protected rom, to splints or casts, or even surgery.

In brief: Splints, occ surgery

The location and character of the fracture makes a big difference on how hand fractures are treated.
Treatment ranges from protected rom, to splints or casts, or even surgery.
Dr. Todd Guyette
Dr. Todd Guyette
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