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Pain In Upper Wrist
Yes I might have carpal tunnel, is there anything I can do about the pain in my wrist n upper hand?
Carpal tunnel synd: I would try a carpal tunnel/cock up wrist splint at least at night. Tendon gliding excercises can help. If you are able to take an anti inflammatory for a few weeks I would consider that as well. If all else fails I would meet with a hand surgeon to discuss further options. ...Read more
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.
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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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Start out with: Ace wraps and rest the area with a regimen of anti-inflammatory medications, then slowly start to regain activities of daily living with the wrist. Physical therapy may benefit as well. If it is severe, unrelenting and gets worse, not better, see orthopaedic wrist specialist. Good luck. ...Read more