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Distal radius fracture orif surgery 20 days aft inj, no restrictions or cast, went to wrk d except 3 post op, could this cause nonunion now in 8th mnt?

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Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Possibly

Searching for the reason for the non-union is not as productive as identifying the solution.
Delayed union is nomally defined as three months without x-ray evidence of healing. Non union 6 months-so you need a solution-usually repeat surgery with bone graft.

In brief: Possibly

Searching for the reason for the non-union is not as productive as identifying the solution.
Delayed union is nomally defined as three months without x-ray evidence of healing. Non union 6 months-so you need a solution-usually repeat surgery with bone graft.
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
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Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management

In brief: Many factors in non

Union and one may be premature working , but other could be the Ibuprofen or other metabolic issues.

In brief: Many factors in non

Union and one may be premature working , but other could be the Ibuprofen or other metabolic issues.
Dr. Alvin Stein
Dr. Alvin Stein
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