Broken Wrist 

(fractured distal radius)


If you have a broken wrist, you may experience these signs and symptoms:

  • Severe pain
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Bruising
  • Deformity, such as a bent wrist

When to call a doctor

If you think you may have a broken wrist, you need to see a doctor immediately. Delays in diagnosis and treatment can affect the fracture healing, your wrist strength and flexibility.

13 June, 2010