4th metacarpal break

I broke my 4th metacarpal, and due to lack of insurance, was forced to leave it alone and let it heal by itself.

By the time I got into an ortho doctor, he said there was nothing he could do, for it had already healed.

He reccomened physical theray, which I also cannot afford. Any suggestions would be grand.

As it is now, I have almost full motion, but I cannot pull my finger back under its own power (hyper-extend) nearly as far as my others. It has been 2.5 months since the injury.

Posted By Ben on April 29, 2008 at 06:14:13:

In Reply to: 5th Metatarsal break posted by mary on May 09, 2007 at 12:16:58:

The Simply Stable HXt hyperextension elbow brace is designed to stabilize the elbow by helping to control extension and rotation. Stabilization is accomplished through a unique design that incorporates dual polycentric hinges into a functional Neoprene sleeve.

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