Non Surgical Wrist Fracture Treatments Gary IN

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Staggers Chiropractic Wellness Center
(219) 413-9356
81 West Glen Park Ave
Griffith, IN
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Munster Chiropractic Clinic
(219) 595-2999
2833 Lincoln St
Highland, IN
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Select Physical Therapy - Portage
(219) 885-9949
6678 US Highway 6
Portage, IN
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Absolute Chiropractic
(219) 232-8934
9161 Wicker Ave
Saint John, IN
Promotion
We offer free initial consultation and examination!
We also offer 1st time patient full body massages for $30 reg. $60
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Flexeon Rehabilitation
(219) 267-0956
2202 La Port Ave
Valparaiso, IN
Promotion
Call today and set up a free screening at any of our 15 facilities!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Select Physical Therapy - Merrillville
(219) 885-9986
5525 Broadway
Merrillville, IN
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Lymphedema Program, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Select Physical Therapy - Schererville
(219) 440-2993
2300 Cline Ave
Schererville, IN
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Select Physical Therapy - Crown Point
(219) 779-7953
11360 Broadway
Crown Point, IN
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Dr. Timothy K. Durnin B.S./D/C AASP
(708) 895-3228
18037 Torrence Ave
Lansing, IL
Business
Lansing Chiropractic Clinic and Medical Welln
Specialties
Chiropractic, Full Board certified Medical and Chiropractic Staff Hospital affiliations specializing in primary care with emphasis on spine issues such as herniated disc and headaches. Acupuncture, massage, whirlpool, physical therapy, Laser therapy, all modalities. D
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Most including BC/BS, Etna and just about every plan available.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Olympia Fields Osteopathic Hospital/ South Suburban Hospital/Thorak Hospital
Residency Training: Chicago General Health Services/ Sacred Heart Hospital
Medical School: National University of Health Sciences, 1991
Additional Information
Member Organizations: Illinois Chiropractic Society American Chiropractic Society American Association of Spinal Surgeons and Physicians National Honor Society President Emeritus NUHS
Awards: Doctor of the year award 2001, Who's Who in America President Emeritus National University of Health Sciences
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish

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Select Physical Therapy - Valparaiso
(219) 285-1950
1300 E Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Lymphedema Program, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

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Wrist Fractures in the Elderly: Is Surgery Necessary?

Wrist fractures are common in older adults. In particular, distal radial fractures receive a lot of attention. The radius is one of two bones in the forearm (located on the thumb side of the forearm).

With a fall or traumatic injury, fracture at the end of the bone at the wrist can be considered unstable if the broken pieces have shifted and no longer line up as they should. Is it okay to put a cast on an unstable distal radial wrist fracture and let it heal as is? Or is surgery really needed to reset the bone perfectly?

That's the question orthopedic surgeons from the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases asked. Their specific interest was in the older population. All patients included in the study were at least 65 years old. The average age was in the mid-70s. The goal was to compare results in patients with a distal radial fracture treated with cast immobilization to results for patients with the same diagnosis who were treated surgically.

You may wonder: doesn't putting an unstable wrist fracture in a cast cause the bone to heal crooked or with some kind of misalignment? Yes, that is exactly what happened with one group. The other group had surgery to reset the break and hold it together with a metal plate and wires or an external device and pins. Anyone with an open fracture (bone poking through the skin) was automatically placed in the surgical group.

The results were measured (before and after treatment) in several different ways. X-rays were taken. A special test of function was given called the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH). Grip strength and wrist motion were measured and recorded. Pain intensity was recorded at regular intervals (at two, six, 12, 24, and 52 weeks after treatment was started).

In the end, the differences between the two groups were negligible. In other words, the differences in motion, pain, function, and strength were so small, there was no difference. Complications (e.g., nerve compression, tenosynovitis, stiffness, wrist pain) were equal between the two groups. Carpal tunnel syndrome was more of a problem in the group treated without surgery but the symptoms went away and were not permanent. Scores for the DASH test were basically the same for patients in both groups each time they were tested.

The two differences seen during follow-up didn't amount to anything significant. These included better grip strength in the group that had surgery when measured at the end of the first year. But this apparent weakness didn't seem to affect function. The X-rays showed a cleaner, more stable fracture site for the operative group. The break in the bones was set so that the surgical group had a more normal angle and length of bone. But again, the less optimal radiographic findings in the nonoperative group only translated into a small decrease in wrist motion that didn't affect function.

The researchers were careful to match patients between the two groups by age, se...

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