Jul 31, 2014 ... Learn more about a broken wrist -- also called a Colles' fracture or distal radius
fracture -- from the experts at WebMD.
Osteoporosis (a disorder in which bones become very fragile and more likely to
break) can make a relatively minor fall result in a broken wrist. Many distal radius
A wrist fracture is a medical term for a broken wrist. The wrist is made up of eight
small bones which connect with the two long forearm bones called the radius ...
How can you tell if your wrist is sprained or broken? Essentially, it goes without
saying that if you suspect either a sprain or a break, you should see your doctor ...
Mar 23, 2015 ... More severe breaks of the radius bone near the wrist require operative treatment
with a full post-surgical wrist fracture recovery.
Jul 7, 2016 ... Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and recovery time for a broken wrist. Hear
my own story about how breaking my wrist may have saved ...
Introduction. A broken arm or wrist is usually caused by a fall onto an
outstretched arm. It typically takes about six to eight weeks to heal in adults, and
less time ...
Dec 2, 2015 ... A sprain is an injury to the wrist ligaments without any evidence of bone injury (
that is, no broken bones or cracks in the bone). A strain is where ...
May 14, 2007 ... Distal Radius Fractures of the Wrist: Avoiding Complications with .... to directly
support the broken fracture fragments and reduce the need for ...
Do I have a broken wrist, or is it just a sprained wrist? How can I tell? The wrist is
a group of bones held together by strong ligaments. Damage to either part of ...