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23 Broken Wrist Stories

Breaks or fractures of the wrist usually occur in the distal radius (section closest to hand) due to falling on an outstretched hand. Fractures are usually diagnosed using x-ray imaging, CT scans, and if needed, MRIs. Treatments vary with the severity of the break and need to be closely monitored when healing to ensure success. Read stories from HSS patients who healed and got back in the game.