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Wrist Fractures - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment


Wrist fractures may occur when enough force is applied to the wrist, such as when falling down onto an outstretched hand. Severe injuries may occur from a ...

Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist-OrthoInfo - AAOS


A scaphoid (navicular) fracture is a break in one of the small bones of the wrist. This type of fracture occurs most often after a fall onto an outstretched hand.

The Basics About a Broken Wrist - WebMD


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

Broken wrist/broken hand - Mayo Clinic


Broken wrist/broken hand — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, diagnosis, treatment of these types of fractures.

Wrist Fractures - Wrist Conditions and Treatments - Midwest ...


What is a wrist fracture? Even though fractures are common they are often misunderstood. Similar to other materials, like glass, bone can "fail" when loaded  ...

Wrist Injury: Learn Treatment and Exercises for a Fracture


Dec 2, 2015 ... Wrist injury and fractures can include carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, or a fracture (for example, a scaphoid fracture of the wrist). Symptoms ...

Colles' Wrist Fracture - Healthline


Dec 7, 2015 ... A Colles' wrist fracture occurs when the radius bone in your forearm breaks. It's also known as a distal radius fracture or transverse wrist.

Treatments for Wrist Fractures | UW Medicine


The two bones most commonly broken when the wrist is fractured are the scaphoid (a cashew-shaped structure adjacent to the bases of the thumb and ...

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


May 14, 2007 ... Learn about the most common types of distal radius fractures and how they're diagnosed and treated. Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC is #1 ...

Hand and Wrist Fractures | Conditions & Treatments | UCSF Medical ...


Signs and symptoms of a fracture in the bones of your hand or wrist include pain and tenderness and swelling. If you have a finger fracture, you may be unable ...

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Distal Radius Fractures (Broken Wrist)-OrthoInfo - AAOS


The end toward the wrist is called the distal end. A fracture of the distal radius occurs when the area of the radius near the wrist breaks. Distal radius fractures are ...

Wrist Fractures. Distal radius, ulna and carpal Fractures | Patient


Three quarters of wrist injuries are fractures of the distal radius and ulna. The eight carpal bones are injured less frequently. Accurate diagnosis and correct ...

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


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