I read lots of articles about punching and the jury still seems to be out on whether punching is advisable or not in a self defence situation. Generally speaking if you have not taken time to condition your hands to impact, perhaps on a heavy bag or some kind of strike pad, then punching is not your best option in a fight.
Monteggia fracture-dislocations comprise of a fracture of the ulna shaft and dislocation of the radial head. The ulna fracture is usually very obvious whereas the radial head dislocation can be overlooked, with potentially serious functional and medico-legal ramifications. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/monteggia-fracture-dislocation
Eating dried plums helps prevent fractures and osteoporosis A study on postmenopausal women who ate 6-10pieces dried plums daily over a year had significantly higher bone mineral density in the ulna (one of two long bones in the forearm) and spine, in comparison with the group that ate other dried fruit. #ayasnutrition
Exercises After a Radial Head Fracture of the Elbow
A radial ulnar fracture is a fracture of the two bones that make up your forearm, the radius and the ulna. A fracture to both bones at the same time is most common towards the distal heads of each bone, closest to your wrist. A radial ulnar fracture is most commonly caused by a traumatic impact of your wrist, usually during a fall with your arm...