A wrist fracture is a medical term for a broken wrist. The wrist is made up of eight small bones which connect with the two long forearm bones called the radius and ulna. Although a broken wrist can happen in any of these 10 bones, by far the most common bone to break is the radius. If the hands are injured or arthritis in the fingers or wrists leads to deformity and/ or interferes with function, surgery may be an option – or a necessity.
Healthcare in India is already very low as compare to western counteries. The cost of Unilateral or single wrist and hand surgery Surgery in India is approx 2000 - 7500 USD. Different Hospitals in India have different prices for elbow replacement surgery depending upon the room catagory and implants chosen. Dr Vikas Gupta at Max Hospital and Dr Mukesh Jain at Vardhman Hospital does are considered one of the best for wrist and hand surgeries.
Hospitals in North India which specialize in Wrist and Hand Surgery and Arthroscopy include some of the most prominent hospitals like Aarvy Hospital at Gurgaon, Max Hospital in New Delhi, Vardhman Hospital in Muzaffarnagar, Medanta Medicity at Gurgaon, Artemis Health Institute at Gurgaon, Fortis Hospital at Gurgaon. Today Gurgaon is the preferred destination for patients coming to India due its close proximity to the New Delhi International Airport and also because of the availability of some of the finest Wrist Surgeons.
Fractures that break apart the smooth joint surface or fractures that shatter into many pieces (comminuted fractures) may make the bone unstable. These severe types of fractures often require surgery to restore and hold their alignment. For Wrist and Hand Surgery the Best Specialists include Dr Mukesh Jain at Vardhman Hospital Muzaffarnagar, Dr IPS Oberoi at Artemis Hospital Gurgaon, Dr Vikas Gupta at Max Hospital New Delhi, Subhash Jangid at Fortis Hospital Gurgaon and Dr Manoj Miglani at Fortis Hospital Delhi.
SA wrist fracture occurs from an injury such as falling down onto an outstretched hand. Severe trauma such as car accidents, motorcycle accidents or falls from a ladder cause more severe injuries. There is often pain right around the break and with finger movement. Sometimes the fingers tingle or feel numb at the tips. Others who might consider Wrist and Hand Surgery in India include people suffering with arthritis, carpel tunnel syndrome , multiple fracture, failed surgey of the wrist joint and instabilty due to recurrent injuries.
During recovery, it is very important to keep your fingers moving to keep them from getting stiff. Your hand surgeon will have you start moving your wrist at the right time for your fracture. Hand therapy is often helpful to recover motion, strength and function. Recovery time varies and depends on a lot of factors. It is not unusual for recovery to take months. Even then, some patients may have stiffness or aching. Severe wrist fractures can result in arthritis in the joint. Occasionally, additional treatment or surgery is needed.
Dr Mukesh Jain is the Director of Orthopaedics at Vardhman Hospital, Muzaffarnagar
Dr Vikas Gupta is Director- Hand and Wrist Replacement Department at Max Hospital Delhi
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