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Is my hand sprained? Dull pain just above wrist bet. Pinky knuckle and wrist. Minimal/no swelling, full rom w/ only dull pain.Punched refrigerator

Is my hand sprained? Dull pain just above wrist bet. Pinky knuckle and wrist. Minimal/no swelling, full rom w/ only dull pain.Punched refrigerator

Sprained or bruised: If the pain is truly dull, and there is minimal swelling and full pain free motion of the joints of the fingers knuckles and wrist, there is little chance of a fracture. Swelling, deformity and pain is more of a concern and should be evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more

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A sprung wrist?

A sprung wrist?

A sprained wrist?: I think this is what you are referring to. This is usually temporary. You can try icing the wrist at first. Try to limit any heavy lifting or overuse of the wrist. Lastly, you can try medications like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) to decrease the inflammation and pain. ...Read more

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How to strengthen wrist?

How to strengthen wrist?

Exercise: Light weight 2-4 pounds taking wrist thru range of motion. ...Read more

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How to heal a sprung wrist?

How to heal a sprung wrist?

Time: If there has been either significant trauma or no known trauma get the wrist evaluated. Otherwise try time, ice and a splint. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my wrist?

What is wrong with my wrist?

MORE NFO: Need more info.....tell us "what is wrong" with your wrist! SYMPTOMS???? INJURIES??? Ask you question again! Dr Z ...Read more

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What do your wrists look like?

complex area: The wrist connects the hand to the forearm. 5 hand bones 2 forearm bones and 8 carpal bones come together to maker up the wrist. The wrist bones are held together by a complex ligaments that allows the wide and varying motions of the wrist. ...Read more

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I have a big knot on my wrist?

I have a big knot on my wrist?

Painful or pain-free: Pain-free knot on wrist could be ganglion cyst or some other benign structure. Painful knot on wrist suggests fracture or infection. Regardless, go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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What causes your wrist to hurt?

Variable: Ao, ra, synovitis, fracture, ligament injury, infection...Multiple reasons. Give us more. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen my wrists?

How can I strengthen my wrists?

Resistance training: Using either weights or resistance bands to create tension in both the flexor and extensor muscles repetitively is a good method of strengthening the wrists. My preferred method is using resistance bands to do isometric strengthening exercises - i.e. Create tension in the wrist then hold for 10+ seconds, repetitively. (www.Chrisohmd.Com). ...Read more