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Elbow Rehab
I have undergone an elbow surgery to fix 6 fractures on 20th February and I feel like my rehab is not on track, my elbow is hard as a stone and I can't fold my hand more than 90 degrees
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Hi. First of all do not panic. You have provided very vague details regarding your fractures and surgery. That being said, I don't think there's actually anything to worry about. You will gain complete range of motion as you go forard with your physio rehabilitation. There are number of reasons which hampers the range of motion after a medical procedure. Scar tissue formation, muscle shortening and loss of range of motion due to immobilisation, Just to name a few.
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Talk to your surgeon or physiotherapist to clear your doubts or confusion. Do not panic and do not stress yourself.
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Start with the physiotherapy if you haven't already. Also try to be a little patient as sonetines the rehabilitation can take a little longer than usual.
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how long was it in plaster. extended mobilsatiin usually results in a situation u r experiencing.
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see a elbow specialist. very few around
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As soon as possible you should go for a manual physical therapist. Once you got scar tissue it's very very difficult to gain full range of motion.you need scar tissue mobilization. dont do anything forcefully or else it may leads to myocyticossification .
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Go to a good manual therapist.
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do tillte bit mobility exercise.
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You should go for post operative physiotherapy rehabilitation
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