Non Surgical Wrist Fracture Treatments Sewell NJ

This page provides useful content and local businesses that give access to Non-Surgical Wrist Fracture Treatments in Sewell, NJ. You will find helpful, informative articles about Non-Surgical Wrist Fracture Treatments, including "Wrist Fractures in the Elderly: Is Surgery Necessary?". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Sewell, NJ that will answer all of your questions about Non-Surgical Wrist Fracture Treatments.

Marsteller Family Chiropractic
(856) 956-1090
100 Kings Way E
Sewell, NJ
Promotion
Tired of Pain call today.

Free Consultation and Spinal Screening a $200 value!
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

NovaCare of Sewell
(856) 553-8271
570 Egg Harbor Road
Sewell, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Hand Therapist, Graston Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program

NovaCare of Sicklerville - New Freedom Road
(856) 318-2518
485 Williamstown-New Freedom Road
Sicklerville, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Graston Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine

NovaCare of Sicklerville
(856) 318-2376
542 Berlin-Crosskeys Road
Sicklerville, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Graston Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare of Somerdale
(856) 344-3399
9 Somerdale Square
Somerdale, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Graston Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program

Advantage Therapy Centers
(856) 318-2126
100 Kings Way East
Sewell, NJ
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Cardiopulmonary, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Certified Specialist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Geriatrics, Geriatrics Certified Specialist , Graston Certified Clinic, Lymphedema Program, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Neurologic Certified Specialist, Orthopaedics Certified Specialist, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Certified Specialist, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare of Glassboro
(856) 244-7562
707 North Main Street
Glassboro, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Graston Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program

NovaCare of Woodbury
(856) 345-9968
603 North Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Certified Hand Therapist, Graston Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare of West Deptford
(856) 345-9457
935 Kings Highway
Thorofare, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Hand Therapist, Graston Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program

NovaCare of Voorhees - Cooper Road
(856) 336-6232
93 Cooper Rd
Voorhees, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Graston Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from eOrthopod.com