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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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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

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How can I make my wrists thinner?

How can I make my wrists thinner?

Gee: I'm not sure that's possible...what i the world do you need this information for??? There is very litte body fat in the wrists themselves!! Ask question again with more info! Dr Z ...Read more

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Any exercises that work to strenthen my wrists?

Any exercises that work to strenthen my wrists?

Multiple: A good hand therapist or trainer will have a great home program. However..Silly putty/thera putty round into a ball then squeeze then round. Take a dowel with a weight hanging from rope..Then twist dowel both directions to bring weight to dowel. Tuck elbow into side while holding a hammer in your hand then turn palm up and down...Just a couple to get you going. ...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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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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What happens when i pop my wrist?

What happens when i pop my wrist?

See details: If you mean cracking your wrist then nothing happens. If you mean what causes the sound, it is the bursting of nitrogen and carbon dioxide bubbles. ...Read more

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How do I know if i broke my wrist?

See a MD: Get an x-ray. Did you have a fall or other trauma? Fx's don't usually occur without a significant injury. ...Read more

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How to tell if my wrist is broken?

An x-ay is needed: The small bones in the wrist can be particularly difficult to see if a fracture is present. A follow uop x-ray or even an MRI may be needed if the inital x-rays are non-revealing. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i broke my wrist?

How can I tell if i broke my wrist?

Pain swelling shape: ''''mechanism of the worrysome injury of the bones, pinpoint severe pain, then x-rays are helpful. ...Read more

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I want to know about wrist damage?

Sprain? : If sprain, use splint and ice or cool compress x 10-20 min 3-4 times/day. See clinician if not improving in 3-5 days. ...Read more