In this section:
Wrist Fractures (Distal Radius)
I have a particular interest in and enjoy managing fractures of the wrist. The radius is the most commonly fractured bone in the arm. Most commonly the injury occurs after a fall on an outstretched hand but can happen as a result of a car accident, bicycle accident or similar….
Collarbone (Clavicle) Fractures
The clavicle is one of the most commonly broken bones in the body. It typically results from a fall onto the side of the shoulder such as off a bicycle. For many years clavicle fractures were almost universally treated with a sling and the majority of these did well. However approximately 15 years ago surgeons became concerned about some of the fractures not healing or healing out of position and then causing shoulder problems….