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Compound Fracture of Wrist: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Recovery, Physiotherapy

Compound Fracture of Wrist

Compound Fracture of the Wrist is a type of fracture which is usually caused due to a traumatic injury because of which the wrist bone breaks in such a way that it juts out of the skin. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, recovery, and physiotherapy for Compound Fracture of the Wrist.

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Flexor Carpi Radialis Injury and Pain: Function, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Flexor Carpi Radialis Injury and Pain

Function of Flexor Carpi Radialis muscle is to promote flexion of wrist and playing an important role in abduction of the wrists and the hands. Any injury or damage to this muscle may result in decreased ability to flex or abduct the wrist or the hand. Know causes, symptoms, treatment for flexor carpi radialis injury and pain.

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Lunatomalacia or Kienbock's Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention

Lunatomalacia or Kienbock's Disease

Lunatomalacia or Kienbock's Disease is a medical condition in which there is a collapse of lunate bones in the wrist. Know its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention.

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SLAC Wrist: Causes, Symptoms, Staging, Treatment, Surgery, Prevention

SLAC Wrist

If someone is facing continuous weakness of wrist joint which leads to advanced arthritis of midcarpal joint and radio carpal joint then is referred as SLAC wrist. SLAC wrist first shows its affect in radio scaphoid joint and then causes problems in capitolunate joint. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, staging and surgery for SLAC wrist.

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Treatment for Ulnar Impaction Syndrome or Ulnar Abutment Syndrome & its Recovery Period

Treatment for Ulnar Impaction Syndrome or Ulnar Abutment Syndrome & its Recovery Period

There are two major methods to treat ulnar impaction syndrome or ulnar abutment syndrome which includes surgical and non-surgical ways. Not all cases need surgery. However, surgery is quite effective in shortening the ulna and repairing the damaged fibrocartilage. The recovery period/ healing time for a minor ulnar impaction syndrome or ulnar abutment syndrome is between 2 to 3 weeks. If you have undergone surgery for the condition then your doctor will provide the approximate time of recovery.

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Treatment for Wrist Joint Pain: Conservative, Medications, PT, Surgery

Treatment for Wrist Joint Pain

Wrist joint pain is common following inflammatory disease of wrist joint and injuries. There are several choices of treatment for wrist joint pain like conservative treatment, medications, physical therapy, interventional pain therapy, close reduction of dislocation and fracture, surgical treatment.

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Ulnar Styloid Fracture: Treatment, Exercise, Rehab, Causes, Symptoms

Ulnar Styloid Fracture

Ulnar styloid fracture is a fracture of the wrist joint, which often occurs due to fall on an outstretched hand. It is important to know the causes, symptoms, treatment, rehabilitation and exercises for ulnar styloid fracture.

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Understanding Wrist Joint or Radiocarpal Joint: It's Structure, Function, Movements

Understanding Wrist Joint or Radiocarpal Joint

Wrist joint is also known as Radiocarpal Joint. Wrist joint internal articulating surface is covered by synovial membrane. Wrist joint is divided into proximal, middle and distal compartments. Understand its structure, function, movements.

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What Causes Wrist Drop & What is its Treatment?

What Causes Wrist Drop & What is its Treatment?

The main cause of Wrist Drop is overuse of the wrist whether it be with occupation or sports. Treatment for a Wrist Drop solely depends on the cause of the condition. In mild cases of Wrist Drop, just a period of rest along with use of splints and some physical therapy exercises may be enough to treat the condition.

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What is Madelung’s Deformity & How is it Treated?

What is Madelung’s Deformity & How is it Treated?

In Madelung’s Deformity, a part of the radius which is one of the bones of the forearm stops growing, while the other forearm bone which is the ulna keeps on growing and at one point dislocates and forms a bump or a deformity. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and prognosis of madelung’s deformity.

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What is Ulnar Impaction Syndrome or Ulnar Abutment Syndrome?

What is Ulnar Impaction Syndrome or Ulnar Abutment Syndrome?

Ulnar impaction syndrome is a degenerative condition of the human wrist which is also known as ulnar abutment syndrome or ulno carpal loading. This is a condition that causes the ulnar head to impact upon the ulnar-sided carpus causing injuries to the (TFCC) triangular fibrocartilage complex. Know the causes, symptoms and diagnosis of ulnar impaction syndrome or ulnar abutment syndrome.

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What is Wrist Abscess & How is it Treated?

What is Wrist Abscess & How is it Treated?

When there is an abscess formation in the wrist then it is termed as Wrist Abscess. A Wrist Abscess can form after a direct blow or trauma to the wrist like a gunshot wound to the wrist or a cut by a knife. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment of wrist abscess.

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Wrist Joint Anatomy: Bones, Movements, Ligaments, Tendons- Abduction, Flexion

Wrist Joint Anatomy

Wrist joint is second most active joint after ankle joint. Know the anatomy including Bones, Movements, Ligaments, Tendons- Abduction, Adduction, Flexion, Extension.

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Wrist Joint Arthritis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment- Medications, NSAIDs, PT, Surgery

Wrist Joint Arthritis

Inflammation of the Wrist Joint Arthritis Is Treated With Medications like NSAIDs, Corticosteroids, Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs), Immunosuppressants, TNF-Alpha Inhibitors. Know the symptoms, causes, treatment- Medications, NSAIDs, PT, Surgery.

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Wrist Joint Dislocation: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment- PT, Close Reduction, Surgery

Wrist Joint Dislocation

Wrist joint dislocation and fracture is one of the common injury observed in emergency room. Know the Causes, Symptoms, Treatment- PT, Close Reduction, Surgery.

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