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Bilateral Wrist Fracture
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
A fracture of the wrist in not likely to a blood clot, unless the person has extreme disposition to forming blood clots.
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Had xray of my wrist doctor said it shows old fracture with callus formation, I had broken wrist bones 20 years ago could that be what seeing or newer?
Caring for a : Broken wrist involves assessing the nature of, location, degree, angulation, displacement, soft tissue. Injury as well as age, general health, bone quality and many other factors a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon trains for years and years and continues to read research and articles regarding the methods needed , using all thus they decide splint, cast, surgery etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No lifting: Restrictions are set and discussed by your doctor. In general, do not lift anything or do any gripping, pushing, pulling, or twisting while healing from a broken wrist. These restrictions are usually in place for six weeks. Failure to restrict your activities may cause the broken pieces to move out of place and worsen your hand and arm function. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A fork: The classic discretion of a distal radius fracture by Dr Colles is a silver fork deformity. ...Read more
Can be, if fx was --:
Relatively simple one, without needing any procedures, except splinting/casting for up to 6-8 weeks, and once healed + pt & that should result in a normal wrist.
Complicated fx needing appropriate treatment including surgery can also result in a normal or near-normal wrist by experienced hands. ...Read more
You heard a crack ?: Pain, swelling or deformed looking, decreased motion are all clues. ...Read more
Possibly: At 10 weeks it's not uncommon to still have symptoms after a wrist fracture. The amount of symptoms depends on your initial fracture and injury pattern. I would suggest being evaluated by your orthopedic surgeon to determine what, if anything is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wrist: Xray, good history that describes the mechanism of injury with the amount of energy involved, good physical exam by an er doc/orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
See Hand Surgeon: Fractures of the scaphoid and lead to significant and severe wrist problems. Prompt and appropriate treatment is essential to prevent late complications. I strongly suggest that you see a hand surgeon in your area as soon as possible. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more