In sports, the wrist is one of the most vulnerable parts of the body. Wrist fractures are among the most common sports-related injuries. Surveys have shown that women, beginners, and younger athletes are more prone to wrist injuries, and it is recommended that they wear wrist guards that help protect the wrist from injury.

Wrist fracture is the most common fracture in patients under 65 years of age and accounts for about one sixth of all factures seen in hospital emergency departments. It is defined as a break in one or ...

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