Recently healed scaphoid fracture. Still very sore. Any exercises to help strengthen?

Yes. Wrist extensions, flexion, pronation and supination resistance exercises will strengthen your wrist. Stretching of those muscle groups should restore flexibility. You may need to see a Physical Therapist or Athletic Trainer.

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I was diagnosed with a scaphoid fracture and put in cast for 2 weeks. When reassessed with a CT scan they said they couldn't see a break and took cast off. 2 weeks later it is still very sore. WhAt do I do? It's week a month on total since I initially inj

Get reexamined. 'Snuffbox' tenderness after a fall can be a scaphoid fx. If not 'displaced' casting for 2 wks, removal of cast and advanced imaging( CT or MRI) is appropriate.If your CT did not reveal a fracture( and was reviewed by your ORS as well as the radiologist) then scaphoid fx.unlikely. Persistent pain should merit reexamination for other wrist/ hand injuries(example: scapholunate ligament tear).GL! Read more...

After my scaphoid fracture is healed through the screw, can I start smoking again?

Scaphoid fracture. It will be nice if you stopped smoking. Read more...
Depends. Do you want to continue to subject yourself to a high risk of emphysema, heart disease, stroke, and cancer, or would you like to avoid this increased risk. It's hard to quit smoking, but when you get older and you're very sick, you'll wish you had quit when you were younger. Stop now before the consequences become irreversible. Read more...

Chances for a scaphoid fracture to fully heal? Sort of cut in half but not completely, doc said it would never heal. Continually hurts. Calous on top?

If non displaced. ; diagnosed right away ; casted, there's a good chance it will heal but the length of time may b as long as 18 mos. Some hand surgeons will perform an open reduction and internal fixation (orif) ; do get faster union, but not 100%. Also casting may not heal ; need orif ;@ times bone grafting. Talk over the options with ur hand surgeon. Read more...

I'm still in quiet sever pain in the radial side of my wrist and it's been a few months since my scaphoid fracture. Do you know what could be going on?

Scaphoid fractures. This commonly fractured bone in the wrist can sometimes be either slow to heal or non healing. This has to do with the fact that the blood supply is many times disrupted in the injury. Therefore this type of fracture requires evaluation and moinitering by an Orthopaedic surgeon until it heals. The fact u r having severe pain is of concern. Get an evaluation. Read more...