Arm fracture ?

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Michael29526
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Arm fracture ?

Postby Michael29526 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:26 pm

i fell 4 weeks ago and hit my upper arm on some wood-its been sore but now it seems to hurt more and all the time, i think because i have been rubbing it trying to feel something...i think it might be cracked...my question is will it get better or do i need to go have someone x ray it...i don't want it to get worse by waiting any longer...i thought it would get better...i have no insurance and i cant afford to go at all but will ifi need to-ty

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Tom Plamondon PA-C
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Re: Arm fracture ?

Postby Tom Plamondon PA-C » Mon Jul 19, 2010 12:41 pm

Hello,
Pain in the upper arm lasting 4 weeks after a traumatic event would warrant not only an x-ray but also a physician evaluation to check the the arm joints and muscle function.

Take care.
Tom Plamondon PA-C, PT


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