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Doctor insights on: Broken Wrist Exercises

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What upper body exercises is it safe to do with a broken wrist?

What upper body exercises is it safe to do with a broken wrist?

Very few: Assuming you are in a cast or restrictive brace, it's very challenging and can be risky to get a good upper body workout with a wrist fracture. At times, low risk, low-resistance exercise such as use of a theraband can be utilized once a fracture has stabilized and is in the later healing stages. Consult with your treating physician to help you answer this question. ...Read more

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Whats a good starting weight for neck and wrist exercises?

Whats a good starting weight for neck and wrist exercises?

Depends: Depends on your level of stregth and what you are trying to accomplish. Start out light and increase weight as tolerated is usually a good way to go. ...Read more

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Can wrist exercises cause hurt wrists?

Can wrist exercises cause hurt wrists?

YES!: Doing wrist exercises specifically to address wrist strength can put a lot of strain on the wrist and actually strain the muscles and tendons of the wrist. There are good reasons to do wrist stretches but few reasons to do wrist exercises as most upper extremity exercises include the wrist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about wrist exercises that work to strenthen my wrists?

Homemade: Take a broomstick or hockey stick cut to 2 feet drill a hole in the middle and tie a rope through the hole. Attach a weight to the end of the rope. Then twist the stick with your wrists to wrap the rope around the stick raising the weight. This will help strengthen the wrists fir both flexion and extension. ...Read more

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Is there any kind of wrist exercises i could do to make my wrist feel better?

Is there any kind of wrist exercises i could do to make my wrist feel better?

For what: What are your complains. Exercises need to be oriented to a specif c/o. I'll be glad to help you if you can provide me with better information. ...Read more

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Does anyone know any wrist exercises that i could use to help strengthen my wrist?

Extension/ flexion: I would use very light weights and do flexion and extension exercises of the wrist this will help you and ultimately prevent tendonitis problems in the future. ...Read more

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What are some hand and wrist exercises to do?

What are some hand and wrist exercises to do?

Variable: Chinese ball swirl, grip into silly putty, sponge sqeezes, various resistance grip strengtheners, twirling ball ...See a hand therapist for all the gadgets and programs. ...Read more

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Anyone know a site on wrist exercises if ganglion cyst?

Google: This can be searched on internet. There are no exercises known that will eliminate a ganglion cyst. There is also the possibility of spontaneous resolution. ...Read more

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What kind of wrist exercises can I do with a scaphoid fractures?

Very little: I would recommend very little wrist exercise other than minimal range of motion exercises until you have confirmed that the scaphoid has healed. Timing of exercises also depends on the type of treatment you received. ...Read more

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