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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?

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

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-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


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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?

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

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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

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How can sprains be treated at home?

How can sprains be treated at home?

Ankle sprain: If you are sure by x-ray evaluation that there is no fracture, if it is recent- rest ice compression (brace or wrap) and elevation. Anti-inflammatory for pain. If very severe you better see a doctor. ...Read more

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My anke feels sprained for two weeks now. What could it be?

My anke feels sprained for two weeks now. What could it be?

Varies : Sprains can be graded based upon the severity of the injury as 1,2,or 3. Grade 3 sprains may take several weeks to fully recover from. Consider being seen just to make sure it is not something more serious, such as a fracture. ...Read more

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How can a sprain be cured?

How can a sprain be cured?

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 more

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What is an incomplete sprain?

What is an incomplete sprain?

It probably: means that your ligament is stretched but not completely ruptured. Treatment depends largely upon the extent of 'incomplete' ness. Discuss with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I treat a sprained pinky?

How can I treat a sprained pinky?

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 more

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What do you advise if i was sleepwalking with a sprained anke?

What do you advise if i was sleepwalking with a sprained anke?

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

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Sprained ribs symptoms?

Sprained ribs symptoms?

Pain: Usually symptoms of pain along the site of injury. Would likely need to be seen to make sure you don't have a fracture. ...Read more

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What is a sprained ligament?

What is a sprained ligament?

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

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What exactly are finger sprains?

What exactly are finger sprains?

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 more

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What is capsular stroke syndrome?

What is capsular stroke syndrome?

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

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How can you prevent sprained ankles?

How can you prevent sprained ankles?

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 more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

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