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I fractured my fifth metacarpal and was given a cast for 3 weeks. i was wondering how long it would take after the cast is off to return to sports.

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Dr. Audie Rolnick
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In brief: Varies

usually healing is 4-6 weeks.
allow about 2 weeks to get full range of motion and strength. Then you can play again

In brief: Varies

usually healing is 4-6 weeks.
allow about 2 weeks to get full range of motion and strength. Then you can play again
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