Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps

198 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 18 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

What is the cause adn treatment for wrist pain?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Mukesh Chugh

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement

Practicing since :1997

Answered : 1619 Questions

default
Posted on Thu, 28 Aug 2014 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: Hi,
My wrist is hurting a little bit.
I think it s a sequel of a fall I had when I played basked ball. I had surgery on it .
As I doing more sports and be more active as I am on holidays it may be more sollicited . Another idea is I had a wrong psoture while sleeping. indeed I woke up with some slight tingling sensations once at night. I reslept and it disappeared when I woke up again. What would you suggest massages ?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Mukesh Chugh 33 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Avoid contact sports for time being

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for posting
I have gone through your query and it seems to be ligament injury (sprain). My suggestions for you are as follows-
1.Avoid contact sports and may wear wrist brace for time being .
2.For 48 hours you may do Ice fomentation 3-4 times a day followed by hot water fomentation.
3.Gentle wrist exercises within the pain limit along with Ibuprofen helps.
I hope this help.I shall be glad to help you further.
Take care

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,  
Drug/Medication

Recent questions on Ligament injury

doctor1 MD

I fell approximately 4' from a ladder one week ago. Fell on my right knee, just below the cap. I thought perhaps I just had a bone bruise , but is not getting better. painful when walking, no swelling or signs of bruising.

doctor1 MD

I heard a pop in my knee followed by a lot of pain. Pain is sharp. I am unable to bear weight. I have taken a week off work thinking I sprained it, since I was in the yard when it happened however, I went back to work today and Barely made it...

doctor1 MD

I had a Tkr XXXXXXX 29 of this year. Things were progressing very well nail my PT pushed knee to 120 and held it there. After that I hspad bad pain and snapping of possibly my patella and can see knee cap actually moving up and over to one side...

doctor1 MD

I am 62 years and weigh 110 kg. on 20th feb. 2014 I suffered muscular injury of my right shoulder after fall on ground while trying to catch support of neaby bike handle which i missed and fell. There has been acute pain in my shoulder and cannot drive. I cannot freely move my right hand as there is acute pain still. got x-ray done, report by Radilogist read as : Lucency superior margin scapula LEFT scapula. No evindence of any soft tissue swelling seen . Ortho dr. said it is LIGAMENT INJURY . I took his treatment for two weeks and plaster as well. after that i took Homeo medicnes as suggested by our dr. No relief till date. Kindly suggest what shud i do now to get rid of the pain in right shoulder and make my hand move freely as my left hand.

doctor1 MD

Apart from my Ankle ligament injury/tearing I didn t had any health issues of any kind. While playing cricket my right ankle injury took place. Doctor informed me that operation was required 1. Dislocation 2. Fracture(Plate is used) 3. Ligament injury It s almost 50 days now. I have got plaster on my legs around the ankle. My doctor informed me that plaster will remain for next 1 more month ( total 3 months ) What precautions should I take for full recovery and have better normal life for rest of my life.