A 34-year-old member asked:
wrist sprain pain reocurring?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Lauren Elson answered
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sports med opinion: See a sports med doctor to examine your wrist and make treatment recommendations. If the pain is not getting better, they will image depending on your physical exam to rule our bone bruise or cartilage tear. Other possibilities include nerve compression or instability. An occupational therapist may be able to fit you with a splint or give exercises to help.
Answered on Nov 5, 2018
Dr. Steven Brown answered
38 years experience Hand Surgery
? ligament tear: A sprain by definition is a ligamentous injury. If you have sustained a ligament tear this could result in instability of the wrist and recurrent pain. You may require further diagnostic studies such as an mri/ arthrogram to establish a definitive diagnosis.
Answered on Sep 9, 2013
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