Am I being a drama queen broken wrist

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i broke my wrist and had a cast on for 7 weeks. i didn't have surgery but the manipulated my wrist and then put the cast on . its been off 2 weeks now and i still cant make a fist. still swollen and they gave me the wrong exercise sheet saying i had to do every hour for 15 minutes . i have since rung the clinic and they have said ive done too much should only have been 3 times per day . now im scared i will never bend my fingers any advice please also cannot bend finger tips is this normal

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    I had a surgery with a plate and screws 12 weeks ago, and physio for a month now, and still cannot make a full fist or bend the wrist backwards. Still have a lot of stiffness but am using the wrist more and more, and it is getting stronger.

    As long as they are happy that the wrist is healing, it may take a while for the functionality and flexibility to return.

    Have you had xrays at your follow up appointments? Did they book you for physio appointments?

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