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Mri suggested wrist dorsal capsular sprain and 1-2 mm tfcc tear pain with weight, been 2 months hear clicking in wrist if bent too much how to treat?
Splint: Wrist sprains and strains can take a long time to heal. It is not unusual to have some discomfort for 6-9 months or more. I would suggest an elastic wrist support and avoid painful activities. A ridged wrist splint can be used occasionally. As long as you have some sense that the wrist is getting better, i would continue with conservative treatment. If it gets worse, see your doctor. ...Read more
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
Wrist dorsal capsular sprain been 9 weeks was healing but pain got worse now kept it on splint for first 5 weeks but then took it off and used hand. Help?
Patience: It can take up to six months for dorsal wrist pain to resolve after a dorsal capsuloligamentous injury. If recurrent pain persists, or increases, see ur hand surgeon for repeat exam ; possible x-rays. Otherwise, use a removable splint as needed for support/protection; prn ice/heat ; nsaids. ...Read more
Wrist sprain been 4 weeks pain with wieght specialist took MRI which suggested dorsal capsular sprain and 1-2mm perforation in tfcc. How long to recover?
A long time.: Dorsal ligament injuries, classified as wrist sprains, can take longer to stop hurting than many fractures. In my experience this is usually 6 weeks to 3 months. Occasionally longer if activity is not limited and the injured area is continually stressed. Immobilization is key to get the ligaments to heal by cast or full time bracing (removing only for hygiene). It can be frustrating ; painful! ...Read more
Been 3 mos. after dorsal capsular wrist sprain Now noticing numbness in tip of pinky and ring finger Should i be exercising the wrist to gain strength?
R.I.C.E. and time: A sprain will heal given time. To alleviate symptoms in the acute period, r.I.C.E. Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Oral anti-inflammatories may help with swelling/pain. Once the swelling has decreased, begin working on range of motion. Gently progress to strengthening and gradually return to activities as tolerated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The pinky blues: How to get rid of the "blues": ice 20 minutes on/20 minutes off during 1st week. After 1 week, heat or ice, whatever feels better. Arnica. Nsaids like Ibuprofen with food if your stomach's okay. Gentle stretching. If gets worse or not better in 2 weeks, see your doc. Hope your pinky's happy soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ice, elevate: Walking on a sprained ankle probably won't cause any significant problems, unless the ankle is severely sprained and grossly unstable. You may have some increased swelling, for which ice and elevation will probably help. I assume you have an ankle brace for your sprain - consider wearing it at night if the sleepwalking is a recurrent problem. ...Read more
Stretched ligament: A sprained ligament occurs when the ligament, which mean to connect one bone to another, gets stretched due to excessive force applied to it. There are 3 grades of ligament sprain. Grade 1 involves a stretch of the ligament. Grade 2 involves a partial tear of the ligament. Grade 3 involves a full thickness tear of the ligament. ...Read more
Joint injuries: A finger sprain is an injury involving the supporting structures of a joint. The joint capsule and ligaments, provide stability to the joint. In a sprain, these structures are excessively stretched, buy not disrupted. Sprains resolve with time and can be helped by brief immobilization, protected range of motion, ice, nsaid's and steroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anatomical location: The expression refers to a brain area termed the "internal capsule", and since the region is quite small, even a minor infarction affecting this area from an small vessel could create significant havoc such a severe unilateral weakness of leg and arm. Depending upon area of involvement, some variation may be encountered. ...Read more
You can't.: Accidents can't be avoided, only mimimized. Sprains occur when all your weight is on one leg, the foot is in an awkward position, and the ankle is forced beyond its normal range of motion. This happens on uneven terrain so pick your trails carefully. After a sprain, an incompletely rehabilitated ankle is prone to reinjury, so physical therapy and a program of ankle strengthening is wise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more
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