How long does a hand fracture take to heal after intitial treatment?

Depends. Depends on many factors how bad is the fracture and how good is the vitamin d level and of course all smokers heal slower all fractures take about 2 years to go on to full healing and remodeling but most should be pretty darn solid by 10-12 weeks with hands stiffness is a major issue post injury so early gentle range of motion is important.

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How long will it take for a hand fracture to heal? When can I return to work? I'm cabin crew

Where is it? Different fractures will require different amount of time. Fingers will usually heal in a month; scaphoids about 2-3 months. Is also improtant to evaluate the type of fracture and is you have other comorbidities, which can also influence in the amout of time needed for healing. Did you get it checked? Maybe you should go see someone so we can get you better answers. Read more...
Hand fractures can. Take 6-8 weeks to heal for simple long bone ( finger and metacarpal) injuries. Wrist bones, open injuries, injury with significant soft tissue damage can take longer. Airline employee rules for return to work are often complex so make sure you talk to your employer and treating md to find out whether you can return in a splint or not. Its often not a straightforward answer. Read more...