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Wrist fracture (distal radius fracture)

Your forearm consists of two main bones, the radius and the ulna. The end of the radius bone closest to the wrist is call the distal radius and fractures to this area are incredibly common. The distal radius is actually one of the bones broken most frequently in the body and is the most commonly broken bone in the arm.

Wrist fracture: our specialists

Our hand surgeons are highly experienced and expertly skilled leaders in all aspects of hand and wrist conditions. From the moment you begin your patient journey with us, you are treated as a partner in your care and your specialist will ensure you return to normal function, as soon as possible.

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Mr Ian Bacarese-Hamilton

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon & Trauma Surgeon

Hand & Wrist
Hip & Knee
Shoulder & Elbow
Leg Lengthening