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I had surgery on my right elbow a plate and two screws in my elbow

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Using the hand actively for occupational purposes (if you have job which need active use of hand and fracture is in the predominant hand) may take almost 3 months. Prolonged physical therapy is necessary for elbow fractures, as it is a joint which may have significant stiffness post fracture and post surgery.

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