Treatment for Fractures in the Forearm, Wrist, and Hand
Upon thorough evaluation, we'll determine whether your fracture can be managed conservatively or if surgical intervention is necessary.
Post-operative immobilization is kept to a minimum, emphasizing the initiation of early range-of-motion exercises during therapy.
Common Fractures Treated
Radius and Ulna
Distal Radius Open Reduction Internal Fixation Surgery
Post Operative Instructions And Expectations
Sensation: Your arm and hand will remain immobile and numb for approximately 8-12 hours until the anesthesia block dissipates.
Dressing Care: Ensure the dressing remains clean and dry. Please do not remove.
Ice Application: Ice your wrist at least 3 times daily for 20-minute intervals.
Finger Movement: While your fingers might feel stiff initially, it's beneficial to move them frequently.
Pain Management: Some post-operative pain is normal. Please administer medications as prescribed.
Follow-up: Ensure your follow-up appointment is scheduled within 24 to 72 hours post-surgery.