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Ligament pull in the wrist, wearing a wrist band, reduced movement to heal, pain reduced but can't pick heavy weights. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   hi
User :   I had a ligament pull on my wrist while playing badminton
User :   and have been wearing a wrist band since then in order reduce movement and allow it to heal
User :   it has been 6 weeks now...though the pain has reduced.. i still cannot play a sport or pick heavy weights.
User :   need guidance on whether i need to do anything extra
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Sorry, are you there?
Doctor :   Can I suggest you a few things?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes i am
User :   tell me please
Doctor :   Yes I am
Doctor :   Sorry
User :   hi r u there
Doctor :   I would suggest you to take an X-ray of the wrist joint
User :   ??
Doctor :   Is that possible?
User :   yes doctor please tell me if there is anything else i can do
Doctor :   That is good
Doctor :   You can send the scanned copy of the X- ray if possible to me
User :   ya I can do that
Doctor :   Is it feasible?
Doctor :   ok
User :   anything else ?
User :   yes i can
User :   any particular mail ID where i should send it to?
Doctor :   You can send it to doctor@healthcaremagic with Subject as Attention to Dr.
Doctor :   Meanwhile, Continue wearing the wrist support
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :   I will see it and suggest you better
Doctor :   Yes sure
User :   perfect
Doctor :   Thank you too
User :   i will send it to you by monday
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
User :   we can chat post that again
User :   thank u for ur suggestion and time
Doctor :   ok
User :   bye
Doctor :   Sure, bye for now
User :   no that will be all from my side
User :   we can chat on monday again
User :   bye
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