Have I broken my wrist? Do I need an X-ray? This video can tell you whether you have broken it

Have you broken your wrist or is it just a sprain? Is it worth getting an X-ray? This video can tell you whether you have broken it and whether you need an X-ray or not.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).