Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: East Side
Bikes: Tirreno Razza 900, Trek 750
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Left Hand bone fracture, suggestions, advice...?
I just suffered whats called a classic PIP fracture, sprain. Broken bone on the top, torn ligaments on the bottom, hyper-extension of the finger.
Contrary to typical diagnostics of placing a cast, splint; the doctor recommended immediate hand movement besides been on a premature healing stage, and constant pain. Doctor mentioned one of the main problems with this type of fracture is lack of mobility.
At the same token another doctor mentions to place a splint and prevent any movement for at least 3 weeks.
> I will start hand therapy today, it has been healing for a week and a half so far.
Any suggestions, advice, healthy tips to help recover faster or at least recover full/partial mobility.
It sucks badly, I can barely ride the bike, almost no braking with my left and got to take it easy downhill.