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Injured wrist in july landed with hand upward and still in pain friends say ligament torn what needs to be done? Xrays are done(normal) waiting mri

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: Wait for mri

Answer lies with mr which demonstrates very nicely whether ligaments are torn.
Stretched, or crushed. Damage to cartilage in joint is also demonstrated. Once damaged parts defined, the orthopedic surgeon would determine therapy, whether surgery, physical therapy, etc.

In brief: Wait for mri

Answer lies with mr which demonstrates very nicely whether ligaments are torn.
Stretched, or crushed. Damage to cartilage in joint is also demonstrated. Once damaged parts defined, the orthopedic surgeon would determine therapy, whether surgery, physical therapy, etc.
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