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osteopaths wrist injuries and disorders

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
See a doctor: Preferable desk the advice of an orthopedic hand surgeon.
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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist injuries: Any part of the body which develops pain , stiffness, swelling , is indicative of either an injury or structural abnormality. Injuries r the culprit i ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends on injury.: If it's a simple sprain, you should be fully functional in 10-14 days with complete resolution of symptoms in 4-6 weeks. A fracture can take longer, a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Wang
Dr. Mark Wang answered
17 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: Speed of recovery depends on the type and severity of the injury. For example, a mild wrist sprain can be treated with a few days rest, activity modi ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Correct diagnosis: To heal a wrist injury you need to know what is wrong. The treatment is different depending on the diagnosis. See a hond surgeon.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
RICE: A good treatment for many musculoskeletal injuries is the rice protocol: rest, immobilize, cold, elevate. Don't use it, keep it still (splints help th ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
26 years experience Hand Surgery
Which type of trauma: It'll depend on the type of injury that you have. Fractures will take 4-6 weeks. Ligament injuries 8-12 weeks.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Immobilisation: Splinting after restoring proper alignment.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Various: Repetitive motion and strong torquing movements cause most injuries. You can also do like me and chase ball off the court onto wet grass and break you ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See a doctor: The first thing in my opinion is to get a proper diagnosis. There are many reasons for a person to have chronic wrist pain after an injury. These incl ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
15 years experience General Practice
Maybe : Swelling is a response from injury. Wrapping a tight ace wrap can restrict blood flow and reduce healing time. Try ice first.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
No: The tight wrap will not damage the wrist but can cause nerve damage in the hand like carpal tunnel syndrome. You should see a hand surgeon to have the ... Read More
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