Wrist

Common diagnoses and treatment options

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Common ways a Wrist injury occurs

Trauma

Trauma to the wrist is a common cause of injury in young patients. Fall on to an outstretched hand, or a fall that leads to a sudden twisting injury to the wrist can lead to fractures or dislocations of the hand/wrist.

Repetitive Use

Repetitive use is a common cause of wrist injury. People whose occupations require repetitive work such as: carpenters, machinists and typists are particularly susceptible to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Degeneration

Normal wear and tear on the joint can accumulate over time and can lead to injury.