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Injured wrist 1 wk ago playing football and an MRI showed edema and black lunate bone, was in cast for 1 mo okay to go back to gym?
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Dr. Daniel Mass
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
If the lunate was the only wrist bone to be black you could have keinboch's or avascular necrosis of the lunate.
This needs to be evaluated and treated before you do permanent damage to your wrist. See a hand surgeon.

In brief: No
If the lunate was the only wrist bone to be black you could have keinboch's or avascular necrosis of the lunate.
This needs to be evaluated and treated before you do permanent damage to your wrist. See a hand surgeon.
Dr. Daniel Mass
Dr. Daniel Mass
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Dr. Peter Nefcy
Radiology
In brief: Probably not
The findings you describe may be due to bone bruising, bone fracture or Kienbock's disease, and may indicate further soft tissue and ligament damage.
While the bone bruising may have resolved, the other abnormalities will not. You need to go back to your Doctor, or to another Doctor such as a hand specialist, to follow up. Your Doctor will then tell you when you can safely return to sports.

In brief: Probably not
The findings you describe may be due to bone bruising, bone fracture or Kienbock's disease, and may indicate further soft tissue and ligament damage.
While the bone bruising may have resolved, the other abnormalities will not. You need to go back to your Doctor, or to another Doctor such as a hand specialist, to follow up. Your Doctor will then tell you when you can safely return to sports.
Dr. Peter Nefcy
Dr. Peter Nefcy
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Dr. Vishal Shah
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Ask your doctor
This condition, avascular necrosis of the lunate or "kienbock's disease, " has various stages of severity and the answer to your question depends on the specifics of your case and physical exam. A hand specialist should be able to guide you on when and what you should do a the gym and the various long-term implications of various activities.

In brief: Ask your doctor
This condition, avascular necrosis of the lunate or "kienbock's disease, " has various stages of severity and the answer to your question depends on the specifics of your case and physical exam. A hand specialist should be able to guide you on when and what you should do a the gym and the various long-term implications of various activities.
Dr. Vishal Shah
Dr. Vishal Shah
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