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The Basics About a Broken Wrist - WebMD

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Jul 31, 2014 ... Learn more about a broken wrist -- also called a Colles' fracture or distal radius fracture -- from the experts at WebMD.

Distal Radius Fractures (Broken Wrist)-OrthoInfo - AAOS

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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  ...

Wrist Fractures - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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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 ...

Is My Wrist Broken or Sprained? - Arora Hand Surgery

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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 ...

A Few Facts You Didn't Know About Wrist Fracture Recovery ...

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Mar 23, 2015 ... More severe breaks of the radius bone near the wrist require operative treatment with a full post-surgical wrist fracture recovery.

How Long Does it Take for Broken Wrist Bones to Recover & Heal ...

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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 ...

Broken arm or wrist - NHS Choices

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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 ...

Wrist Injury: Learn Treatment and Exercises for a Fracture

www.emedicinehealth.com/wrist_injury/article_em.htm

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 ...

Distal Radius Fractures of the Wrist: Avoiding Complications with ...

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May 14, 2007 ... Distal Radius Fractures of the Wrist: Avoiding Complications with .... to directly support the broken fracture fragments and reduce the need for ...

What Are the Symptoms of A Broken Wrist? - C. Noel Henley, MD

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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 ...

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Broken wrist/broken hand - Mayo Clinic

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A broken wrist or broken hand is a break or crack in one of the many bones within your wrist and hand. The most common of these injuries occurs in the wrist ...

Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist-OrthoInfo - AAOS

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The scaphoid bone is one of the carpal bones on the thumb side of the wrist, just ... wrist is deformed, it might not be obvious that your scaphoid bone is broken.

I broke my wrist. Do I need surgery? - A Nation in Motion

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If you recently hurt your wrist and the emergency room or urgent care doctor told you that you broke a bone in your wrist, I am sure that you have a lot of ...