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Could my doctor give me a hard cast for wrist tendonitis. As i always take my splint off. I just want to relax my wrist. Splint isn't working.

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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine
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In brief: Would not

A cast is usu for joint /bone fracture because the joint needs to immobilize for healing.
You have tendonitis -inflammation of tendon due to some repetitive use, you should continue as instructed by your doctor to use the splint when you use the wrist repetitive, take anti-infl and give time because it takes few weeks to few months to heal the tendon.

In brief: Would not

A cast is usu for joint /bone fracture because the joint needs to immobilize for healing.
You have tendonitis -inflammation of tendon due to some repetitive use, you should continue as instructed by your doctor to use the splint when you use the wrist repetitive, take anti-infl and give time because it takes few weeks to few months to heal the tendon.
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
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Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology

In brief: May be not

You need to have some motion to let blood flow freely to accelerate heeling.
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In brief: May be not

You need to have some motion to let blood flow freely to accelerate heeling.
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Dr. Joseph Shen
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