According to published results, adverse events are common after diaphyseal forearm fracture surgery, thus these procedures may require special consideration and personnel.
Having pain in your wrist, elbow, or shoulder can be the result of working a manual labor job, tackling physically demanding chores around the house, or simply getting older. However, new research suggests that these common aches and pains could also be linked to your heart health.
Exercising your hands can help you improve range of motion, relieve stiffness, and alleviate numbness.
A recent study in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research has found that cast immobilization is as effective as surgery for treating older patients with bone fractures near the wrist.
"Mommy wrist," a nickname for De Quervain's tenosynovitis, can occur in anyone, but women are at higher risk of developing the painful condition according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.