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Wrist Fractures in Women as Dangerous as Arthritis, Diabetes and Falls by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 7:11pm New research indicates that older women who experience a wrist fracture tend to develop more disabilities. Wrist fracture is the most common upper-extremity injury sustained by elderly individuals, according to a report from researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago. Of the 6,107 older women followed sampled for the report, 268 ex ... Read on »
Johnson and Johnson To Sell Wrist Fracture Division in Order To Acquire Synthes by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 11 Jun 2012 11:20pm In order to not have 70% of the available business in the fracture business, a sale of a subsidiary is required so Biomet will buy the DVR division.  When you look at the overall price they are paying for Synthes, this seems like a drop in the bucket.  BD Johnson & Johnson Agrees to By Synthes $21.3 Billion NEW YORK — Johnso ... Read on »
Wrist Fractures May Open Door to Disability in Older Women by HealthFinder Posted Fri 09 Jul 2010 10:00am healthnewslink More needs to be done to prevent this common injury, researchers advise. FRIDAY ... Read on »
Splints versus casts for wrist fractures in children by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 09 Sep 2010 12:00am In children with wrist fractures, a wrist splint is as effective as a cast and provides greater comfort and easier hygiene, found a randomized controlled study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal. Distal radius fractures ... Read on »
Ankle & Wrist Fractures Common in Skimboarding by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Skimboarding is a sport which combines skateboarding and surfing. The sport, which has increased in popularity in recent years, involves running along the beach in shallow water, dropping the board and “skimming” on the water. More advanced skimmers will ride out to the breaking waves and catch the waves back to shore. A recent article in the ... Read on »
Ankle & Wrist Fractures Common in Skimboarding by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 7:52pm Skimboarding is a sport which combines skateboarding and surfing. The sport, which has increased in popularity in recent years, involves running along the beach in shallow water, dropping the board and “skimming” on the water. More advanced skimmers will ride out to the breaking waves and catch the waves back to shore. A recent article [...] Read on »
Preventing Osteoporosis Fractures by ArthritisReliever .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm DAVID R. MARKS, MD: Hi, and welcome to our webcast. I'm Dr. David Marks. For women with osteoporosis, the biggest concern is not thinning bones, it's broken bones. Hip or spinal fractures can be devastating to the lives of otherwise healthy women. Today we'll take a close look at the risk of fractures and what can be done to avoid them. Joinin ... Read on »
Recovering from a wrist or ankle fracture: pain-related fear, catastrophising and pain influences outcome by Bronwyn T. Occupational Therapist Posted Wed 09 Dec 2009 10:04pm I have no idea how many wrist and ankle fractures occur every year, but I can bet it’s not a small number by any imagination. For most of us, I’m guessing we’d expect to have a fracture, wield a wonderfully-autographed cast, get it removed and go on our merry way – but after reading this article, and having seen some very sad peopl ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Possible increased risk of fractures of the hip, wrist, and spine with the use of proton pump inh by FDA Posted Wed 23 Mar 2011 8:39am Update: 3/23/2011  FDA has determined an osteoporosis and fracture warning on the over-the-counter (OTC) proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medication “Drug Facts” label is not indicated at this time. Following a thorough review of available safety data, FDA has concluded that fracture risk with short-term, l ... Read on »
Complications Following Distal Radius Fractures by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:06pm This week’s guest post is from TrevorWinnegge PT, DPT, MS, OCS, CSCS.  Your may recognize the name, Trevor is a frequent commenter here on this website.  Trevor has been practicing PT for over 8 years. He graduated from Northeastern University with a bachelors in PT and a master of science degree. He also graduated from Temple University with a D ... Read on »