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How to tell if I have a wrist injury?

How to tell if I have a wrist injury?

Wrist injuries: Any part of the body which develops pain , stiffness, swelling , is indicative of either an injury or structural abnormality. Injuries r the culprit if their has been an obvious one time or repetitive force which starts the process. Note that these symptoms can also arise as a result of other causes such as infection, rheumatoid diseases, or metabolic abnormalities such as gout ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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What is the quickest way to heal a wrist injury?

What is the quickest way to heal a wrist injury?

Depends: Speed of recovery depends on the type and severity of the injury. For example, a mild wrist sprain can be treated with a few days rest, activity modification, anti-inflammatory medication, and temporary splinting as needed. More severe injuries, such as a wrist fracture or ligament injury may require closed treatment casting or surgery if indicated. Consult your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How to deal with wrist injury for tennis ?

How to deal with wrist injury for  tennis ?

RICE: A good treatment for many musculoskeletal injuries is the rice protocol: rest, immobilize, cold, elevate. Don't use it, keep it still (splints help this), ice it and keep it elevated. If it doesn't get better, it's better to take a wrist injury to the doctor sooner rather than later to prevent complications. There are lots of ways to fracture a wrist that might not be apparent without an exam. ...Read more

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Ow long willit take to get over a wrist injury?

Ow long willit take to get over a wrist injury?

2-26 weeks: Wrist strains will get better in 2-4 weeks. Anything more serious will take much longer. See a hand surgeon to get the proper diagnosis and treatment. Do not worry about the time to get better because to ignore can lead to arthritis. ...Read more

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What are some methods of healing a wrist injury?

What are some methods of healing a wrist injury?

Right diagnosis: You need the right diagnosis. If there is a non-displaced fracture you need a cast. If a sprain a cast or splint for 4-6 weeks. If a complete fracture or ligament tear you need surgery you need to see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What factors could cause wrist injury for tennis?

What factors could cause wrist injury for tennis?

Awkward stroke.: An awkward stroke can result in poor mechanics, that can cause wrist injury. Improving your tennis skills, to transfer force to the face of your racket, can help prevent these injuries. ...Read more

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How can I prevent wrist injury if thin boned and 65?

How can I prevent wrist injury if thin boned and 65?

Fall precaution : You cannot prevent an injury if you have an accident. You can decrease the risk of falling by seeing a therapist for fall precaution exercises. You should also get a bone density test to see if you need treatment to prevent osteoporosis. ...Read more

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What can I do for a wrist injury that doesn't seem to be healing?

See a doctor: The first thing in my opinion is to get a proper diagnosis. There are many reasons for a person to have chronic wrist pain after an injury. These include problems with the tendons, ligaments, joints and bones. Once a diagnosis is made the doctor can then advise the treatment or treatments that is most likely to get you on the road to healing. ...Read more

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Can you damage your wrist by wrapping it too tightly when trying to heal a wrist injury?

Can you damage your wrist by wrapping it too tightly when trying to heal a wrist injury?

No: The tight wrap will not damage the wrist but can cause nerve damage in the hand like carpal tunnel syndrome. You should see a hand surgeon to have the wrist appropriately treated before you have future damage. ...Read more

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