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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 »
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 »
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 »
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Diet by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 12 Aug 2008 6:05pm One of the more common questions I am asked about carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is...What's the best kind of diet to help with my symptoms? My answer is not usually what patients want to hear...but I tell them anyway. The typical American diet is rich in fat and has a very high salt content. Salt causes the body to retain water and tissues ... Read on »
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Diet by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:33pm San Francisco Chiropractor and CTS expert, Dr. Eben Davis Comments: One of the more common questions I am asked about carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is...What's the best kind of diet to help with my symptoms? My answer is not usually what patients want to hear...but I tell them anyway. The typical American diet is rich in fat and has a ... Read on »
Levi Leipheimer pulls of of Tour de France with broken wrist by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Jul 2009 10:03pm Team Astana has lost a star just before stage 13 of the Tour de France. Levi Leipheimer has pulled out of the Tour De France with a fractured wrist he sustained in a crash at the end of stage 12. " About to have surgery, they' re putting a screw in the Scaphoid, transverse fracture. They' re taking very good care of me here in France," L ... 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 »