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How should I heal my wrist after a severe sprain?

How should I heal my wrist after a severe sprain?

RICE: Rice stands for rest, ice, compression and elevation. If the sprain does not get better after a few weeks, it is wise to see a doctor to make sure there is nothing more serious going on with the wrist. ...Read more

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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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How many days to heal sprain wrist?

How many days to heal sprain wrist?

Sprain: That depends on what is sprained and the severity of injury. Minor sprain can be a few weeks. More severe injury can be months -- or never as may need surgery to fix. Check with your doctor for an evaluation to make sure. ...Read more

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How long does a sprained wrist heal?

How long does a sprained wrist heal?

Sprain: That depends on what is sprained and the severity of injury. Minor sprain can be a few weeks. More severe injury can be months -- or never as may need surgery to fix (tfcc tears, scapholunate tears, etc). ...Read more

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How long will a sprained wrist heal?

4-6 weeks: If it isn't better within a few weeks it is probably not just a sprain. Navicular fractures may appear to be a sprain but in reality is a serious injury. If it isn't better after a few weeks, please get an x-ray. ...Read more

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How long does a sprained wrist take to heal?

How long does a sprained wrist take to heal?

A wrist sprain can : Mild or subtle or can represent a fairly significant injury. So there is nothing as "just a sprain" just because an initial x-ray s is read as negative. So if persistent pain you need a proper exam and a treatment plan. Depending upon what type of injury healing , who you are and what you do times vary. ...Read more

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How long until a sprained wrist fully heals?

How long until a sprained wrist fully heals?

Highly variable : But it can take quite awhile try plastic wrap at bed time this is an old horse trainer trick which occasionally helps alot. ...Read more

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How long does a sprained wrist take to heal?

How long does a sprained wrist take to heal?

It depends on how-: -serious the sprain & a missed carpal bone fracture, especially the navicular, if not properly treated can lead 2 chronic pain, and a possible non-union.Munion . many times missed on initial imaging. ...Read more

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How long does it take a sprained wrist to heal after two falls?

How long does it take a sprained wrist to heal after two falls?

True sprain: You have to be sure that these were truly sprains and not fractures, and to be sure that they did not cause the wrist bones to separate. If it is not better within a couple of weeks, you need to be checked by someone knowledgeable in this area. ...Read more

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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?

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

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is an injury that results from excessive stretching of a ligament, which is a tough band that connects bone to bone and holds joints in place. Rapid swelling and pain ...Read more