Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

What is Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist?

A scaphoid fracture is a break in a small bone on the thumb side of your wrist. Your scaphoid bone is the most fragile ones to be broken. It is important to find out if you have a scaphoid fracture because scaphoid fractures need treatment to heal well. Without proper treatment, healing can be slow and difficult because parts of the scaphoid bone do not have a good blood supply.


Symptoms of Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

  • Pain or swelling on the thumb side of your wrist
  • A hard time grabbing or gripping things or moving and twisting your wrist or thumb
  • Bruises around your wrist

 


Causes of Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

  • Wrist is severely twisted or hitted

 


Treatment for Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist

  • Arm splint
  • 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.

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