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Wrist Fracture Treatment in Toronto

What is a Wrist Fracture?

Physiotherapy for wrist fractureWrist fracture occurs when one of the bones near your wrist break. Wrist fractures are a result of playing sports and falling from a bike, playground equipment, or falling down to age. Physiotherapists work with the individual to help them regain wrist motion, function, and strength. They also educate people to take preventive measures to avoid fracturing their wrist again.

 

 

 

 

The three types of wrist fractures that physiotherapists treat include:

  • Colles’ Fracture – Distal radius with dorsal dislocation of fragments
  • Smith’s Fracture – Distal radius with Volar dislocation of fragments
  • Barton’s Fracture – Fracture displacement of the Radiocarpal joint
  • Chauffeur’s Fracture – Fracture of the Radial Styloid

If you experience pain in your wrist, especially when you move your hand, you likely have sustained a wrist fracture. Swelling of the wrist and numbness is also an indication of a fractured wrist. You may either require surgery depending on the severity of your fracture. Once the cast is removed, you can see a physiotherapist who will help you return mobilization to your wrist.

Wrist Fracture Treatment

  • Manual therapy
  • Rehabilitation exercises
  • Massage therapy

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Physiotherapists treat Wrist Fracture

At Physiomobility, we have a team of qualified professionals who offer specialized treatment for various musculoskeletal conditions. Whether you have a chronic medical condition, such as arthritis, or you have experienced a sports injury, or suffer from dizziness and vertigo our experienced physiotherapists will provide you a personalized treatment, offering you relief from pain and discomfort and enabling you to get back to your usual activities quickly.

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