Listen to our episode on an introduction to distal radius fractures  as Dr. Ficke  gives us an excellent overview! 

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 Dr. Ficke is a hand and upper extremity specialist. He received his medical degree from the medical college of georgia. He Completed his residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham as well as his fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery.


Goal of episode: To get an understanding mechanism, radiographic evaluation, and treatment of distal radius fractures.


We cover:

  • History and PE findings
  • Radiographic Imaging
  • Non-op treatment
  • Operative treatment and indications
  • Surgical approaches


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Dr. Fitts and Dr. Cole are orthopaedic surgery residents and the hosts of the NailedIt Ortho podcast.