Our expert says:
This is quite a difficult situation to comment on. The only suggestion I can make is to get a second opinion from an orthopaedic surgeon. Sometimes the bones just don't heal as we want them to. Remember that your dads arm already has more porous bone as a result of the previous steel plate and screws immobilising the bone itself. The quality of the bone is therefore already weakened and the present fracture will take much longer to heal. It sounds as if you had a knowledgeable doctor attend to this- maybe he can give a better opinion than I can?
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