Distal Radius/Colles fracture ("wrist fracture") very common fracture involving the end of one or both forearm bones (radius/ulna). The fracture can occur from a fall to the outstretched hand, motor vehicle accident, or sports injury.
Triangular fibrocartilage (TFCC) tear: this condition involves a traumatic or degenerative tear of the cartilage on the outside of the wrist. A fall on the outstretched hand, sports related injuries involving twisting of the wrist, or associated wrist fractures can also lead to this condition.
Jul 15, 2010