Fractures are likely to happen when a force is applied to a bone that is greater than the strength of the bone. Fractures can result from a fall, while playing sports, when exercising, during work, or through motor vehicle accidents.
Wrist fractures are painful and will affect your ability to perform daily tasks. Without proper strengthening and rehabilitation, recovery can be a long, painful process. If you are experiencing pain from a wrist injury, physical therapists at Somerset Family Physical Therapy in Somerset, NJ can create a customized treatment plan that will reduce pain, restore mobility and help to fast track your complete rehabilitation. They will assess the nature of the fracture, determine the possible treatment options such as non-surgical or surgical options, your general health, as well as your occupation or recreational activities. Physical therapy in Somerset, NJ, aims at improving wrist movement in addition to restoring strength to maximize functional mobility and as a result, help to regain mobility of your wrist.
When the wrist fracture is left untreated, it can result in significant morbidity and limited use of the hand. The wrist could swell, become tender and painful. Physical therapists at Somerset Family Physical Therapy investigate to assist in assessing the energy and level of destruction. They assist in managing the fracture to achieve acceptable alignment and stable fixation. Good outcomes have been reported with physical therapy at Somerset Family Physical Therapy in terms of motion and strength. Physical therapists at Somerset Family Physical Therapy provide a step-by-step guide through exercises to perform during your physical therapy and help you to understand what to expect. Furthermore, they help you by prescribing exercises to work on during your day to day activities using your hands to assist in flexion. Here at Somerset Family Physical Therapy, we ensure that our patients receive the optimal level of care.