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Bowling Injuries Wrist
Recently began bowling weekly, wrist hurts to lift or bend down. Pain is becoming unbarable. Should I see someone? Any suggestion on what to do?
Yes, get a hand exam: New activities can put stress on ligaments or muscles that you have not used before, resulting in stiffness, pain and changes in strength. Bowling, a strenuous activity on the wrist is classic. Oral anti-inflammatories might help, along with modifying your activity. However, make sure you have not sustained a true injury by seeing a hand surgeon who can examine your wrist. My office is not far. ...Read more
Was bowling felt wrist pop. It hurts to move it to the left/right but not up/down also hurts to put weight on it. Did it a week ago and still hurts.
Need to be examined: I would recommend seeing your doctor. You may have fractured one of the bones in your wrist or injured a tendon. ...Read more
My wrist has been sore after bowling the last three weeks. I 've purchased a wrist support but it's still a little sore after I bowl.
Stress injury: Repeated stress can cause pain in your ligaments, and this will continue if you continue the activity that caused it. After full recovery (can take 8-12 weeks), you may need to readjust your posture and movement mechanics to avoid reinjury. Talk to a physiotherapist for advice. ...Read more
Hi. I was doing bowling last night and my wrist and forearm are sore. It hurts when I flex it back and forth. Should I be concerned or go to the Dr?
My wrist and middle finger are very sore and sensitive after bowling a few games the other day, my fingers swollen and slightly discolored?
Poor equipment fit:
This obviously could be something else but the most likely reason is poor fitting equipment. Have you had the holes in your bowling ball professionally assessed? Try that.
Sore wrist is common if you are trying to put spin on the ball and if the ball is too heavy.
Try wrist guards and a lighter ball. ...Read more
My hand like hurts anytime I put pressure on it or I pick up my bowling bowl to bowl. It hurts like just below the thumb but only with it touched.?
So, my right hand continues to hurt anytime I lift up my bowling ball to bowl and anytime I press on the part my hand just below my thumb or put any pressure on it; it hurts and idk why and I just noticed this like yesterday?
Check it out: If no help with over the counter, see your doc ...Read more
Agree: Dr. M. Is right. Without trauma and with a "deformity" present, other causes such as he mentioned are more likely. A good history needs to address exposure to infections as well, foreign travel etc. Radiographs are necessary, too. ...Read more
Wrist pain...Hurts when move side to side and up and down...Comes and goes...No previous injury...In middle of wrist?
Wrist pain: Wrist pain with motion in an atraumitic hand can be a difficult diagnosis. Since it is with all axis of motion it most likely is a problem with the radiocarpal joint. An eval by a hand surgeon is essential. Good x-rays will help provide a diagnosis. Including kienbocks a vascular problem with a wrist bone. If still unsure an MRI will provide soft tissue imaging, possible a ganglion cyst. ...Read more
I have a pain in my wrist since 3 years know and never went away, and it started without injury, the pain just appeared, what can it be?
See a hand surgeon!: See a hand surgeon. May be it can be corrected! ...Read more
I have had wrist pain from an injury for almost 9 mon. 4 Dr say that they cannot find anything wrong and said to deal. What to do with this pain?
Injury when I used to dance on wrist. Never got checked. Looks like hole on top of wrist, like a piece is missing. Hurts all the time, hard to push-up?
Several: Creakiness in a joint can be a bony abnormality, fluid build up, or soft tissue injury such as tendinous or ligamentous. Maintain your activity, ice the joint if it's hot or sore, and occasionally Acetaminophen or an NSAID could be used for pain. Creakiness typically goes away though. ...Read more
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 if their has been an obvious one time or repetitive force which starts the process. Note that these symptoms can also arise as a result of other causes such as infection, rheumatoid diseases, or metabolic abnormalities such as gout ...Read more