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I have wrist drop due to bone fracture from last four month now I hve to wait or go for the nerve treatment?

I have wrist drop due to bone fracture from last four month now I hve to wait or go for the nerve treatment?

WRIST DROP TX: Wrist drop can be difficult to treat follow up with your doctor and get a neurology consult. Physical therapy all be needed to rehab and get strength back post op. ...Read more

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What is wrist drop?

What is wrist drop?

Wrist drop: If you are holding your forearm horizontally level, and your wrist and hand are relaxed, wrist drop would be that you are unable to lift your hand to an upward pointing position by itself. Happens in radial nerve problems. ...Read more

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What cranial nerve is supposed to be involved with "crutch paralysis" or "wrist drop"?

What cranial nerve is supposed to be involved with "crutch paralysis" or "wrist drop"?

This is associated: With a brachial plexus injury, not a cranial nerve injury. This is usually associated with the posterior cord in the brachial plexus or radial nerve downstream, occasionally a c7/8 nerve lesion can cause this but the wrist drop is not usually as isolated. ...Read more

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I am in my second day of dealing with standard sleep related wrist drop. Numbness is gone, replaced with soreness in some spots. Sign of healing?

I am in my second day of dealing with standard sleep related wrist drop. Numbness is gone, replaced with soreness in some spots. Sign of healing?

Perhaps: Most of these wrist drops recover over 3-4 weeks, unless there is inner nerve damage to axon, which instead might take months. If no better by 4 weeks, suggest EMG study. ...Read more

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I recently snapped my bone in my arm, nerve got trapped and is badly bruised got a wrist drop how long for the nerve to repair?

See a physiatrist: If the nerve is trapped (and not severed), it will take several months for it to return to normal. Physician therapy may help to maintain the integrity of the muscles in that arm during the recovery period ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for a broken wrist?

Depends: Some wrist fractures if they are non or minimaly displaced can be treated in a cast or splint. If there is a deformity, displacement or the joint line is badly disrupted, often surgery will be recommended. ...Read more

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Can you partially dislocate your wrist is so what's the treatment?

Very serious injury.: "dislocation"of the wrist is a very serious condition as it usually involves significant ligamentous injury and dissociation of the normal boney alignment. It is usually very painful too. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for burns from melted and pretty much boiling hot butter being dumped on your wrist should I go to the dr.?

What is the best treatment for burns from melted and pretty much boiling hot butter being dumped on your wrist should I go to the dr.?

Maybe: Butter can get much hotter than boiling water and can cause a deep burn. If the area is larger than a quarter, it is probably a good idea to have it looked at. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream and a dressing changed each day until healed, watching for signs of infection, and scar management (deep burn) are all good things to be gained by a visit to a doctor with some burn experience. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm starting to think I have tore the tfcc (catilage) in my wrist. What are the symptoms and treatment?

Pain and locking: Pain along the ulnar border of the wrist when the wrist is loaded. Axial pressure or torsional pressure can cause pain, usually worse with the wrist in extension. Sometimes can get a locking or catching sensation with motion of the wrist. Seek care with a hand surgeon. Treatment is diagnostic, with mri, and then surgical with arthroscopic repair or debridement. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for painful wrists?

Splint it: Splint the wrist and see a hand surgeon to rule out an injury that needs surgery. You do not want to ignore a treatable problem. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for recurrent wrist p paine?

What is the treatment for recurrent wrist p paine?

Depends on cause: Should know if it's arthritis or an overuse injury or something else, as the treatment is different. Wrist splints, physical therapy and steroid injections are often used for conditions that cause recurrent wrist pain. ...Read more

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Best treatment for a wrist fracture?

Best treatment for a wrist fracture?

Caring for a: Broken wrist involves assessing the nature of, location, degree, angulation, displacement, soft tissue. Injury as well as age, general health, bone quality and many other factors a hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon trains for years and years and continues to read research and articles regarding the methods needed, using all thus they decide splint, cast, surgery etc. ...Read more

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What is the treatment/prognosis for disi associated with scapholunate tear with slac? My wrist only hurts with doing pushups.

What is the treatment/prognosis for disi associated with scapholunate tear with slac? My wrist only hurts with doing pushups.

Surgery: If you already have disi from a scapho-lunate ligament tear the natural history is for you to develop arthritis within in 8-12 years. Since this injury mainly occurs in young people you should seek the advice of a hand surgeon for surgical options. ...Read more

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What is the first aid treatment for a wrist injury?

What is the first aid treatment for a wrist injury?

Splint and ice: If you have injured your wrist you need to splint and ice the wrist then seek professional help from a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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