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Type Sprained Wrist
If Mild to Mod.- Yes: Most mild to moderate wrist sprains should allow one to type. A more severe sprain may cause enough constant discomfort with any movement, that typing would not be feasible. Each wrist sprain is a bit different as is each person's pain tolerance. Check with your treating physician to see if typing is prudent in your particular case. ...Read more
I felt sprain type feeling in wrist & inner forearm yesterday & by evening, if i bend my thumb inward to hand, I have pain and discomfort in inner arm?
Cehck activities: Do an activity checklist. Try to remember if you did anything strenuous prior to the symptoms developing. Also, do you do repetitive work or leiiure activities? Do you have symptoms in other parts of the body such as pain and stiffness in the neck and arm? Do you have symptoms like this before. After activities, acute or chronic in your muscles have the symptoms be checked by a family dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use an OTC splint: The easiest way to treat and protect a sprained wrist is to try an over-the-counter (otc) splint. They are easy to apply and remove for personal care. An ace wrap is another option, but needs to be applied appropriately to adequately protect your wrist. Otc splints can be a simple neoprene compressive sleeve are incorporate a hardened splint to hold the wrist in a safe position. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too much force: Sometimes injured areas are weak and may be more susceptible to further injury if there is a degree of weakness. An external force applied onto or around the injured site may cause further more serious damage. Have the sprain treated appropriately to avoid further damage. ...Read more
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