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I have had a broken hand taken out of a cast and put in a splint how long till I can do heavy lifting again?
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Dr. Stuart Hilliard
Surgery - Hand Surgery
7 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
This is highly dependent on the type of fracture you had, location of the fracture and how long it had been in a cast.
Most fractures are healed in 6-8 weeks, but the final decision should be made by the person most familiar with your particular situation.

In brief: It depends
This is highly dependent on the type of fracture you had, location of the fracture and how long it had been in a cast.
Most fractures are healed in 6-8 weeks, but the final decision should be made by the person most familiar with your particular situation.
Dr. Stuart Hilliard
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Dr. Michael Raemisch
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: 3 weeks
Truly, this question can't really be answered here.
It depends on exactly what your break was, how long it's been since the break happened, what does your x-ray look like, how does your hand feel... . Lots of factors! best to ask your doctor who put you in the cast.

In brief: 3 weeks
Truly, this question can't really be answered here.
It depends on exactly what your break was, how long it's been since the break happened, what does your x-ray look like, how does your hand feel... . Lots of factors! best to ask your doctor who put you in the cast.
Dr. Michael Raemisch
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