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No movement in hand - after surgery for fracture in fore arm

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 25, 2010
  • 07:09 AM

I had comined type 1 fracture in my felt fore arm. After surgery I left to my hometown with med leave from office, I took suggestion from a local Ortho surgeon who asked me to maintain the same position with seldom movements for another 2 weeks and so it continued… Suddenly I developed viral fever and was hospitalized were I met another Ortho Surgeon, who saw me and asked me to make my palm face up, down, turn my hand, do wrist movement but my hand stood still, I couldn’t do any of them when he tried moving it, I felt terrible pain. Now doctor is saying since I had not moved my hand for about 85 days it will now not gain any movement back and I should live like this only.
Is it true that I have to live with more like a dead left hand? Or is there any treatment which I can opt to gain back my physical activities? Please share your valuable advice.

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