Broncos' DeMarcus Ware to Have Surgery on Forearm; Out at Least a Month

The Denver Post—September 19, 2016

Reporter Nicki Jhabvala covers the recent injury to Denver Broncos' outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware. Ware fractured his right forearm in his last game and will undergo surgery which will likely include inserting a plate into the bone.

Aaron Daluiski, MD, a hand and upper extremity surgeon at HSS, who did not treat Ware, said "plates are used routinely to repair fractures but they do not expedite healing. Fractures heal by normal biology and that biology doesn’t change with a plate."

In terms of timing, Dr. Daluiski said that range-of-motion exercises are encouraged as soon as possible after surgery but he typically waits 6 weeks before having his patients resume strength training. However, if the bone shows signs of quicker healing, the training can begin earlier.

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