Non Surgical Wrist Fracture Treatments Madison NJ

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Professional Physical Therapy and Training L.L.C.
(973) 404-0944
111 Kings Road
Madison, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Core Therapies Family Wellness
(973) 532-2428
17 Hanover Rd
Florham Park, NJ
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Schedule an appointment for yourself and receive a complimentary consult and exam for a family member or friend.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Peak Medical
(908) 941-0611
492 springfield ave
Berkley Heights, NJ
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

AmeriCare Physical Therapy
(908) 543-3544
1132 Spruce Dr, Suite 2C
Mountainside, NJ
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Not Insured - We can help!
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Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Cardiopulmonary, Certified Functional Manual Therapist, Geriatrics, Graston Certified Clinic, Lymphedema Program, Manual Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Dr. Paul T Sprieser Diplomat of Applied Kinesiology/Chiropractor
(973) 995-1192
23 Arthur Dr
Parsippany, NJ
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We are a small office and have limited staff, so insurance payments are usually made directly to you rather than to us. We will fill out your insurance forms so you can be reimbursed. You can pay us with cash, check or charge for services rendered.
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
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, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Total Health Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
(973) 532-2977
171 Ridgedale Avenue
Florham Park, NJ
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Call now to receive your free consultation *Normal consultation fee $150.00. Free with mention of this Ad.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, 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, Physical Therapy

Academy Physical Therapy & Wellness
(973) 295-5215
91 South Jefferson Rd
Whippany, NJ
Promotion
Free therapeutic massage for every new patient coming through PhysicalTherapists website
Hours
Monday 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Core Therapies Family Wellness
(973) 933-6402
167 Walnut St
Livingston, NJ
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Schedule an appointment for yourself and receive a complimentary consult and exam for a family member or friend.
Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Morristown Family Chiropractic
(973) 387-1856
39 E Hanover Ave
Morris Plains, NJ
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
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

Core Therapies Family Wellness
(973) 692-6453
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ
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Schedule an appointment for yourself and receive a complimentary consult and exam for a family member or friend.
Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

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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