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Scapholunate conservative treatment

Just curious if I am the only person who was able to clean up a scapholunate issue with immobilization? (although trying a second time currently).

10 years ago, martial arts injury, wrist bothered me for 9 months, but not major. Diagnosed with Scapholunate Dissassociation with visible gap between scaphoid/lunate. Told surgery only solution, asked to try casting/bracing instead. three-four months later, was painfree with clean xrays. Not casted the whole time, but about 10 weeks with some PT in the middle.

Had a few xrays to check it over the last ten years and stayed stable.

Take 2
Car wreck, snapped wrist back, visible gap, gripping and twisting pain was about 7 out of ten, casted 5 weeks, then PT. Wasnt ready for PT as rotation exercises bothered it. Pain was 2-3 out of ten. Went to different ortho, xray was clean, no gap just pain, now casted for 2-3 weeks to let it stabilize a bit more see if I can try PT again. But the gap is gone which I could also see, so am helpful round two will be good also.
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replied February 15th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!
You need just consistency. Continue the good work.
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