The wrist joint serves as a link between the hands and the upper body, and a great deal of force is transmitted through this joint. The specific arrangement of bones and the presence of ligaments provide flexibility to the joint. Although this flexibility helps in the movement of our hands and fingers, it also allows for dislocation.

Wrist dislocation means that the wrist bones have been knocked out of position or a bone has come out of place in the wrist joint. It is sometimes also referred to as carpal dislocation. ...

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