The wrist is a complex joint. It allows us to move our hands from side to side and up and down. It also lets us rotate our hands so our palms can be either up or down. A fracture to one of the bones that make up the wrist needs the correct treatment to preserve this range of motion.
This video explains more about the wrist joint and what happens when the bones that comprise the joint are fractured.
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