Distal Radius Fracture

Distal Radius Fracture

What is Distal Radius Fracture?

A distal radius fracture sometime also known as Colles fracture, is a common bone fracture of the radius in the forearm. Because of its proximity to the wrist joint, this injury is often called a wrist fracture.


Symptoms of Distal Radius Fracture

  • Pain
  • Bruising
  • Swelling
  • Deformity

 


Causes of Distal Radius Fracture

  • Force that direct impact to the forearm

 


Treatment for Distal Radius Fracture

  • Casting
  • Surgical Treatment

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011 , the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.