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Dr. Daniel Mass
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Wrist Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

Wrist injuries and disorders are conditions in which a person has problems in one or both wrists due to bruises, sprains, fractures, arthritis, infections, nerve damage, etc


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What should I do with wrist injury that is two weeks old?

What should I do with wrist injury that is two weeks old?

Get a diagnosis: With a two week old wrist injury you are risking a worse problem as a fracture that will not heal or an instability. You need to see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Mass
92 doctors shared insights

Wrist Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

Wrist injuries and disorders are conditions in which a person has problems in one or both wrists due to bruises, sprains, fractures, arthritis, infections, nerve damage, etc


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What factors could cause wrist injury for tennis?

What factors could cause wrist injury for tennis?

Awkward stroke.: An awkward stroke can result in poor mechanics, that can cause wrist injury. Improving your tennis skills, to transfer force to the face of your racket, can help prevent these injuries. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a wrist injury?

What is the best way to treat a wrist injury?

Immobilize.: Immobilize the wrist with a splint that can be obtained at most drug stores. Ice the wrist for 20 minutes at a time, 4-5 times per day. See an orthopedic wrist specialist. ...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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How can I prevent wrist injury if thin boned and 65?

How can I prevent wrist injury if thin boned and 65?

Fall precaution : You cannot prevent an injury if you have an accident. You can decrease the risk of falling by seeing a therapist for fall precaution exercises. You should also get a bone density test to see if you need treatment to prevent osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do for lifting weights with a prior wrist injury? What lifts to avoid?

Is there anything I can do for lifting weights with a prior wrist injury? What lifts to avoid?

Depends: It depends on your injury as to what you should or should not do. See a hand surgeon for an appropriate evaluation before you do more damage to your wrist. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have a wrist injury?

How to tell if I have a wrist injury?

Wrist injuries: Any part of the body which develops pain , stiffness, swelling , is indicative of either an injury or structural abnormality. Injuries r the culprit if their has been an obvious one time or repetitive force which starts the process. Note that these symptoms can also arise as a result of other causes such as infection, rheumatoid diseases, or metabolic abnormalities such as gout ...Read more

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What can I do to help a wrist injury heal?

What can I do to help a wrist injury heal?

Rest: You did not say what type of wrist injury but with any strain or fracture, rest and immobility helps it heal. You should have a cast or wrap to keep your wrist stable and avoid using that hand to lift anything heavy at all. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a wrist injury?

Immobilize.: Immobilize the wrist with a splint that can be obtained at most drug stores. Ice the wrist for 20 minutes at a time, 4-5 times per day. See an orthopedic wrist specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more