Signs of Fractures and Dislocations of the Upper Limb
Limb fractures in your upper extremities can cause pain, swelling and bruising. You might experience a loss of feeling or strength. It’s possible you might actually notice that your limb does not look straight.
Upper Limb Fracture Diagnosis
The upper extremity experts at Adelphi will put you through a thorough physical evaluation of the area, typically including an X-ray. After we’ve diagnosed a fracture, we may also have you undergo an MRI or CT scan to get a better view of the extent of the damage or injury. From there, we’ll recommend the best course of action to get you back on the move.