Broken wrist and wrist pain symptoms, X-ray, treatment
Wrist fracture is the most common bone fracture in human body. This kind of bone disease is characterized by broken wrist can occur at all ages and genders. The wrist consists of two large bones. The bigger one called the radius bone, the smaller one called the ulna. There are more often to see the simple radius fracture than radius fracture and both bones fracture at the same time.
Broken wrist symptoms
The wrist pain is the main symptom of broken wrist. Youth and middle-aged adults wrist fractures can affect the articular surface and joint. Osteoporosis of the elderly and children wrist fractures are often effect outside the joint. Different types of fractures should choose different treatment options. In general, if the joint that affected by fracture reset is not well will cause traumatic arthritis, wrist pain consistently and other sequela. The external fracture of joint is no impact to the articular surface, so long as the treatment of large structure is correct should no need to worry about traumatic arthritis in future.
Although common extra-articular fractures do not cause traumatic arthritis, the wrist consist of two bone that control the wrist activity, so some times fracture will cause persistent wrist pain.
What is the treatment of broken wrist?
Wrist fracture treatment is nothing less than surgical treatment and non-surgical treatment. In general, the fracture with no dislocation only need non-surgical treatment. The advantage of non-surgical treatment is no need to go through surgery that bring the pain and complication trouble. However, some non-displacement wrist fracture is actually unstable fractures. As time passes, this unstable wrist fractures will be dislocated and deformation happen. Unstable broken wrists, once found, is generally too late to get appropriate treatment. Even do some corrective surgery will cause greater harm and the recovery is not good. Surgical treatment is to replace the dislocation of bone in place, and then fixed the fracture with surgical fixation device.
Bone fracture is the most common bone disease in the world. This kind of bone disease could happen on any part of human body bone in any life period and genders. We already talked about bone fracture causes , types of bone fractures in general in other articles on our site. You may also check some information about some advice’s for bone healing supplements.