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Is an artificial wrist joint suggested for a 27 y/o male?

Is an artificial wrist joint suggested for a 27 y/o male?

No!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: Out of all artificial joints, wrist and ankle probably have the least indications for use. Any joint replacement at your age will wear out. A wrist fusion is a better option. Although you won't be able to move the wrist, a solid fusion is painless and virtually indestructible. Most people can compensate for the lack of wrist motion without much difficulty. See a board certified orthopaedic hand dr. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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What are possible causes of wrist joint chills?

What are possible causes of wrist joint chills?

Not likely a problem: Your symptoms do not make immediate sense to me. Is it stiff? Cold exposure will often make joints feel stiff, cold or chilled, particularly if there is mild arthritis. It does not sound like something to worry about unless there is swelling or mechanical symptoms such as clicking. ...Read more

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How can I treat wrist joint dislocation?

How can I treat wrist joint dislocation?

You cannot: A true wrist dislocation can be devastating to your hand function. You need to seek the advise of a hand surgeon asap. ...Read more

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Had a cortisone injection in wrist joint 13 weeks ago, still in so much pain, why? No one can find why?

Had a cortisone injection in wrist joint 13 weeks ago, still in so much pain, why? No one can find why?

Wrist pain : Persistent or increased pain from cortisone injection into wrist after 13 weeks needs to be further looked into . At times cortisone injections can cause more pain due to steroid induced inflammation , tendon, nerve, joint or bony injury locally . Other causes are infections and occasionally avascular necrosis . Follow up with doctor for further assessment with MRI / ct and treatment. ...Read more

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Every time i apply pressure to my radius, i feel it and my ulna shift at the wrist joint, what is wrong?

Every time i apply pressure to my radius, i feel it and my ulna shift at the wrist joint, what is wrong?

DRUJ? TFCC: It's time to get evaluated. Pain and shifting at the wrist could be a variant of normal or even being a sign of an injury to your DRUJ or TFCC. Both are critical structures, see your orthopedic surgeon today who will examine you and get initial imaging as well. Many times an MRI is needed. ...Read more

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Hit solid door with side on my fist but connected closer to my wrist really hurts just above wrist joint a bit swollen any damage? Doesn't hurt to move wrist etc?

Hit solid door with side on my fist but connected closer to my wrist really hurts just above wrist joint a bit swollen any damage? Doesn't hurt to move wrist etc?

Wrist pain: I agree, unlikely fracture. The most common fracture is a Boxer's fracture which involves punching. Follow up if worse. All the best. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of wrist joint pain?

It depends: Wrist pain can be caused by several issues including arthritis, tears and tendinitis among other problems. Get the wrist evaluated by a doctor, preferably an orthopedist. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Galland
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Splint (Definition)

A splint can be any type of external protection device designed to shield a bone or joint from injury. It may be used prophylactically to prevent injury or protect an injured bone or ...Read more