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How Do I Wrap A Sprained Wrist
Use an OTC splint: The easiest way to treat and protect a sprained wrist is to try an over-the-counter (otc) splint. They are easy to apply and remove for personal care. An ace wrap is another option, but needs to be applied appropriately to adequately protect your wrist. Otc splints can be a simple neoprene compressive sleeve are incorporate a hardened splint to hold the wrist in a safe position. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sprained wrist: Assuming you have a sprained wrist then when your wrist no longer hurts on movement remove the tape and be very gentle for two days and if no pain use your hand normally. If you begin with pain in the two days of limited use seek medical care or resume your tape for another week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sprained wrist that isnt getting any better.Its been sprained for 3 mon. I got xrays done so its not broken so i don't know why it wont heal?
Wrist sprain: A wrist sprain is an injury to the ligaments of thr bones of the wrist. These bone are the distal most parts of the radius and or ulna and the 8 carpal bones. The carpal bones are the scaphoid, lunate triquetrum, pisiform ( which is a sesamoid bone) trapezium, trapezoid, capitate and hamate. And are attached by ligaments to each other, similar to a fracture there is pain swelling and stiffness. ...Read more
A simple: Over the counter splint may be useful. However the term sprain has many meanings, and is used to mean "negative" xrays by many but there can be a fracture not seen, a ligament injury, tendonitis, joint pain, carticlage tears , tendon injury and a whole lot of things thrown into the non fracture "sprain " category so if you are not better...... Get seen. ...Read more
Went to dr yesterday for my sprained wrist.He said that id my sprained wrist has not healed in 8 mon, it mightn't heal. scans are normal. So is true?
Get a second opinion: I'm kind of surprised also but the best thing to do is get another opinion form a doctor who only treats wrists and hanwds ...Read more
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