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Broken Arm

Casting

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Casting Have you broken your arm, elbow, wrist or hand? A hand therapist can provide an appropriate casting option depending on your injury. Casting materials include plaster of paris and synthetic/fibreglass. A plaster of paris is a white powder and when wet turns to a paste that hardens quickly, like chalk. Soft white padding…

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broken arm

Broken Arm

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QUESTION: A 32-year old male is experiencing sharp pain and swelling in his wrist after falling heavily onto his outstretched arm at work. Movement is quite painful, it is tender to touch and there is some slight bruising around the swelling. What is it and what should he do? What Is It?…

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