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How can I strengthen my wrists?

How can I strengthen my wrists?

Resistance training: Using either weights or resistance bands to create tension in both the flexor and extensor muscles repetitively is a good method of strengthening the wrists. My preferred method is using resistance bands to do isometric strengthening exercises - i.e. Create tension in the wrist then hold for 10+ seconds, repetitively. (www.Chrisohmd.Com). ...Read more

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How can I make my wrists thinner?

How can I make my wrists thinner?

Gee: I'm not sure that's possible...what i the world do you need this information for??? There is very litte body fat in the wrists themselves!! Ask question again with more info! Dr Z ...Read more

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Any exercises that work to strenthen my wrists?

Any exercises that work to strenthen my wrists?

Multiple: A good hand therapist or trainer will have a great home program. However..Silly putty/thera putty round into a ball then squeeze then round. Take a dowel with a weight hanging from rope..Then twist dowel both directions to bring weight to dowel. Tuck elbow into side while holding a hammer in your hand then turn palm up and down...Just a couple to get you going. ...Read more

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How to strengthen wrist?

How to strengthen wrist?

Exercise: Light weight 2-4 pounds taking wrist thru range of motion. ...Read more

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How to heal a sprung wrist?

How to heal a sprung wrist?

Time: If there has been either significant trauma or no known trauma get the wrist evaluated. Otherwise try time, ice and a splint. ...Read more

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What causes your wrist to hurt?

Variable: Ao, ra, synovitis, fracture, ligament injury, infection...Multiple reasons. Give us more. ...Read more

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How to heal tendoniytis on my wrist?

Start out with: Ace wraps and rest the area with a regimen of anti-inflammatory medications, then slowly start to regain activities of daily living with the wrist. Physical therapy may benefit as well. If it is severe, unrelenting and gets worse, not better, see orthopaedic wrist specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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My wrist keeps sticking why is this?

My wrist keeps sticking why is this?

Sticky: Sounds like your lubricant is thick in your wrist or tendons. More fluids and consider glucosamine. Also you may want to look into a possible thyroid problem. ...Read more

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Why is there little bumps on my wrists?

Why is there little bumps on my wrists?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of OG Junction Laxity++?

Are you sure?: about the terminology OG...perhaps JG? I am not familiar with OG term. ...Read more

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My wrist hurts wen i turn it?

How does it look?: Swollen, red, hot? History of injury? Did it start all of a sudden or chronic? Any other medical history? ...Read more

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What are acupressure wrist bands ?

Treat nausea etc.: Acupressure wrist bands apply steady pressure to a specific acupressure point on the wrist called the nei kuan point. This is often effective in treating nausea related to morning sickness, motion sickness, post-operatively and due to chemotherapy. Here is info on research showing that they really work: http://www.Psibands.Com/research. ...Read more

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Weak wrists signs of growth plates?

Growth Plates: I am unsure what you mean by "weak wrists". The growth plates in your wrist close when you're a teenager. Usually weakness in the wrists isn't associated with the growth plates. ...Read more

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Petechia on inner wrists and elbows?

Drug,infection: This could be from medication or an infection, but there also could be something wrong with your platelets. ...Read more

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What are telltale symptoms of a jammed wrist?

"jammed" wrist: Implies no "sprain" ie ligaments are intact, but the joint may be traumatized, swollen , painful, stiff or all 3. ...Read more