A broken wrist is also called Colles' fracture or distal radius fracture. A broken wrist is a fracture or cracks in one or more than one bones of the wrist. The causes of wrist fracture happen due to falling down onto an outstretched hand, severe trauma such as car accidents, motorcycle accidents, etc. Symptoms of the broken wrist are, severe pain that might worsen when gripping or squeezing or moving your hand or wrist, bruising and swelling at the hurt area, deformity, like bent wrist, etc. If the doctor seems wrist like broken then the doctor probably advises for x- rays. The treatment of broken wrist depends on the severity of the fracture, if the fracture is minor then it may need cast or plaster and sometimes if the severity of the broken wrist is high then it can be required surgery. Broken wrist treatment and Surgery performs by an orthopedic surgeon.