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Broke his humerus bone and radial nerve due to an accident. How long it will takes for the nerve to heal ?

My fiancee had an accident..He broke his humerus bone and his radial nerve has suffered grade 2 injury due to which he has a wrist drop i.e no upward movement in his wrist and fingers..The nerve got an injury because it was crushed between the 2 pieces of his broken bone.However the nerve is intact from outside.Can you tell me approximately how much time it takes for the nerve to heal..
Asked On : Wed, 30 Mar 2011
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nerve healing depends on the activity of muscle...
normally it will take more than month..
i will advise u to go for proper rehabilitation..
1. muscle stimulation,
2. muscle re-education training.
3. use of splint (cock-up splint) to prevent the deformity(wrist drop)
Answered: Wed, 6 Apr 2011
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