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Why when you move your hand in a cast can you hear a cracking noise?

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Dr. Jan Szatkowski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Get checked out

Most casts should fit snug enough to not allow for significant movement as the purpose of a cast is to immobilize.
If there is movement in a cast, then it is not functioning correctly and can lead to possible issues such as a loss of reduction or even skin breakdown.

In brief: Get checked out

Most casts should fit snug enough to not allow for significant movement as the purpose of a cast is to immobilize.
If there is movement in a cast, then it is not functioning correctly and can lead to possible issues such as a loss of reduction or even skin breakdown.
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