- Accidently strikes their hand or wrist with or against a solid object
- Falls on an open or closed hand
- Makes a fist and punches a solid object
Symptoms of a Hand/Wrist Fracture may include:
- Swelling and bruising
- Inability to grip
- Anatomical deformity
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms immediately seek treatment by making an appointment with Orthopedic Physicians Alaska (OPA) Hand Specialist.
When you arrive for your initial consultation, an Orthopedic Physicians Alaska (OPA) Hand Specialist will evaluate your areas of concern, discuss your symptoms, and develop a customized and comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your unique needs. This evaluation is a necessary part of diagnosing your condition and providing the best possible care.
When diagnosing a hand or wrist fracture, our experts will provide:
- A medical, injury, and symptom history review
- A physical examination
- Multiple view x-rays
Once an official diagnosis is made, a customized treatment plan is prescribed. Treatment plans decrease symptoms as quickly as possible and then treat your underlying cause.