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I fell over 5 months ago and badly broke my right wrist (Yes, I'm right handed!). I went to hospital where they diagnosed a broken Radius. They manually manipulated the bone back into place and I had an operation to plate the radius back together that day. All went well and I was sent away with a back slab cast for two weeks. Two weeks later I returned to have the stitches out and given physiotherapy.
A few weeks later my wrist began to swell, so I took myself off to a different hospital just to check everything was ok. They x-rayed it, and said the plate looked ok, but did I know that the Ulna Styloid was broken too? I did not! At no point did the original Doctors notice that I had broken the Ulna!
I saw my original Doctor, and he referred me to have further surgery to have my Ulna fixed with an internal fixation.
A few weeks down the line now and I am concerned with the lack of movement and the potential that the fixation will not work! Not to mention the pain and odd parts of my hand that have numbness!
Has anyone else broken both of these bones? Did the short time in the cast hinder the Ulna healing as well as the Physio that must have been constantly moving my Ulna?
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