Upper Limb Injuries
Upper limb trauma refers to injuries or trauma affecting the upper extremities, including the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand. It can result from various causes, such as accidents, falls, sports-related or workplace injuries. Injuries can involve fractures, dislocations, sprains, strains, ligament tears, nerve injuries, tendon injuries, or other soft tissue damage:
- Sprains and Strains
- Tendon Injuries
An X-Ray of a mid-shaft fracture with multiple fragments (also known as a comminuted fracture)
Radial Head Fracture
An X-Ray of a depressed radial head fracture (arrow)
Distal Radius Fracture
A Distal Radius Fracture is the most common upper limb fracture
Biceps Tendon Tear
Tearing of the biceps tendon can lead to bruising, swelling and loss of elbow strength
Pec Major Tear
Tearing of the pectoralis major can lead to bruising, swelling and loss of the contour of your anterior shoulder.
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If you have injured yourself, it is important to get your injury evaluated and to perform appropriate diagnostic tests. Dr. Arthur Turow can assess your injury, provide you with an accurate diagnosis and suggest appropriate treatment options specific for your individual needs.
Please use above information as a guide only. More detailed information specific to your condition and your recovery will be given in your consultation with Dr. Arthur Turow, who will also provide additional resources to supplement your discussion. For more information, please contact the rooms of Dr. Arthur Turow on (08) 8236 4179.