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What are some ways to improve my wrist flexibility?

What are some ways to improve my wrist flexibility?

Stretching: The best way to increase the flexibility of the wrist or any joint is with stretching. An easy way to stretch the wrist is putting the hands together in front of you in a praying position, and then bring the hands-down forcing extension of the wrist. Next fully flex the wrist, put the back of the hands together and bring the elbows down to help with stretching in flexion. ...Read more

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After a wrist fracture and disclocation will I ever recover my flexibility.?

After a wrist fracture and disclocation will I ever recover my flexibility.?

Unfortunately, no: True fracture dislocations of the wrist severely damage many ligaments. Ligaments will heal with scar tissue that is not as mobile as the original ligaments. But, you can get the best motion possible by doing therapy and exercises. Follow your hand therapist's advice. ...Read more

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What could cause pain from the joint of your thumb to the wrist. It is hard to move and don't have a lot of flexibility. It is in both hands.

What could cause pain from the joint of your thumb to the wrist. It is hard to move and don't have a lot of flexibility. It is in both hands.

Arthritis: This is a common area where osteoarthritis develops after wear and tear and i see it more in women than men. Less common would be tendonitis or chronic sprain from certain activities. If you can tolerate meds like Ibuprofen it may help. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about wrist fracture and dislocation recovery? Will I ever get my regular flexibility back?

What can you tell me about wrist fracture and dislocation recovery? Will I ever get my regular flexibility back?

Wrist fracture: Fracture dislocations of the wrist can be quite debilitating. There are multiple different patterns which occur. The type you experienced is extremely important in determining your outcome. Some types are less severe and have excellent outcomes, others-not so much. You need to see your local orthopaedic surgeon or hand surgeon to obtain the best care for these injuries. ...Read more

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How to improve ergonomics so I can stop having this pain in my wrist?

How to improve ergonomics so I can stop having this pain in my wrist?

Lots of advice: Here's a Govt link from OSHA but there are many online - just search using words: ergonomics and wrist. Also, a visit to an office supply store or website. It can be trial and error to find the best for you! https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/components_wrist_rests.html But if you have patience, you can. If it's at work - your boss may pay for it. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do to improve a nerve injury in my wrist?

What exercises can I do to improve a nerve injury in my wrist?

Gentile wrist motion: A nerve after repair needs to glide so the nerve needs to move and not get scarred down talk to your surgeon. ...Read more

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I have crps in. My right and and wrist. I have gone through PT & have most of my function back. Sensitivity is still not improving. What to do to help?

I have crps in. My right and and wrist. I have gone through PT & have most of my function back. Sensitivity is still not improving. What to do to help?

Other treatment: There is a long list of medications that can be tried for crps. Some examples include: steroids, neuromodulators such as cymbalta, lyrica (pregabalin). Sometimes a sympathetic blockade can relieve the problem and this would be done by pain management. ...Read more