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Fracture in upper arm, unable to lift upwards. Surgery done. How to cure?

Holle doctor 3 weeks ago i have fracture in my left upper arm due to that my wrist is not lifting upwards i have surjery their to put a plate in my arm to join the bone but from the time of fracture my wrist is not lifting upwards thire is sensation everywhere but a strang vibration like feeling in the upper part of the thumb so how to cure the wrist drop the doctor has said after opration that all my nerves are in good shape
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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You have a drop wrist due to radial nerve affection in fracture of the humerus bone. This is a common complication of such fractures. Regular physiotherapy might help in regeneration of some of the nerve fibers and restoration of the function.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Tue, 8 Oct 2013
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