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    Old 03-19-2014, 01:20 PM   #1
    Durbin76
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    Scaphoid non union

    Hello. I was wondering if anyone has had a scaphoid non union fracture in which a screw and vascular bone graft was used to repair it....was the surgery successful? How long was the recovery? Is your wrist mobility limited? I had the surgery just after Christmas, was casted for 10 weeks and it wasn't healing so they put me in a spilt, I have therapy to do three times a day and I have to use a bone stimulator. I am getting very discouraged because I see no improvement in my mobility and the bone stimulator seems to be increasing the pain. I know it's a long road to recovery with this injury but am just looking for someone else's experiences with it.

     
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    Old 04-01-2014, 02:17 PM   #2
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    I broke my right scapiod playing football but didnt have surgery and I was in a long arm thumb cast for 8 weeks and the a short one for another 8 weeks. It was very painful it took a while to feel better.
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