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Wrist sprain

Wrist sprain: Introduction

Wrist sprain: Sprains frequently occur at the wrist, typically when people fall and land on an outstretched hand. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers Sprains and Strains: NIAMS) ... more about Wrist sprain.

Wrist sprain: Damage to ligaments in the wrist. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Wrist sprain is available below.

Symptoms of Wrist sprain

Treatments for Wrist sprain

  • Rest, ice, compression, elevation, pain medication if needed, once pain has subsided gradually introduce light stretching movement to provide circulation to the affected muscle tissue
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Wrist sprain: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Wrist sprain

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Causes of Wrist sprain

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Wrist sprain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prognosis for Wrist sprain

Prognosis for Wrist sprain: Most cases resolve without problems as long as the toe is rested sufficiently to allow healing. The healing process can take weeks in milder cases and months in more severe cases but proper healing is important in preventing repeated injuries and complications.

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Sprains frequently occur at the wrist, typically when people fall and land on an outstretched hand. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers Sprains and Strains: NIAMS)


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