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Dealing with wrist pain? Are the drugstore wrist splints worth buying?

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Dr. Jeffrey Greenberg
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Before simply splinting the wrist with a store bought splint it is helpful to obtain the correct diagnosis.
Different splint configurations are used for different wrist conditions, therefore, it is helpful to see your specialist, get a diagnosis, and then the appropriate splint can be recommended or prescribed.

In brief: Maybe

Before simply splinting the wrist with a store bought splint it is helpful to obtain the correct diagnosis.
Different splint configurations are used for different wrist conditions, therefore, it is helpful to see your specialist, get a diagnosis, and then the appropriate splint can be recommended or prescribed.
Dr. Jeffrey Greenberg
Dr. Jeffrey Greenberg
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Possibly

If you wanted something to put on for a couple of days due to a mild injury, then that is reasonable.
But if pain continues beyond that it may indicate a more serious problem and and x-ray is always a good idea.

In brief: Possibly

If you wanted something to put on for a couple of days due to a mild injury, then that is reasonable.
But if pain continues beyond that it may indicate a more serious problem and and x-ray is always a good idea.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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