Diagnosis - Orthopedics

Wrist fracture

Wrist crack or broken hand is a fracture in one of the various bones in the wrist and hand. The most frequent wrist injuries occur when people try to grasp themselves when falling.  People usually stretch out their hands in order to smooth the landing process. Sports where such injuries often occur are football, soccer and different forms of skiing. Females often suffer from osteoporosis. In this circumstance the bones become thinner and more fragile and bones fracture much easier.

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Hospitals

  • HELIOS Hospital Berlin Zehlendorf

    HELIOS Hospital Berlin Zehlendorf

    With 554 beds, the HELIOS Hospital Zehlendorf is the largest hospital in the south west of Berlin. Its medical focus is on, orthopedics, pediatric surgery and pneumology, pneumology, plastic surgery, thoracic surgery, general and visceral surgery.

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  • HELIOS Hospital Krefeld-Duesseldorf

    HELIOS Hospital Krefeld-Duesseldorf

    Krefeld is located close to Duesseldorf and its international airport, which is one of the largest in Germany. The HELIOS Hospital Krefeld has a long history that reaches back to 1845. Since this time the hospital is known for medical care on the highest level.

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  • HELIOS Hospital Schwerin

    HELIOS Hospital Schwerin

    The HELIOS Hospital Schwerin has 23 medical departments, a well known psychiatric clinic and possesses of 1,406 beds in total.

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Wrist pain

Wrist pain is a widespread complaint. The beginning of numerous types of wrist pains is unexpected injuries that result in sprains or fractures. Beyond that, wrist pain can as well be caused by more long-term problems. Reasons for wrist pain could be stress, arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome. Since there are so many possible reasons and factors that can lead to wrist pain, the differential diagnosis is often hard to evaluate.