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Wrist sprain, no improvement with brace. What could the cause be?

I was diagnosed with a wrist sprain following x-ray in December following a fall on the ice. I have been wearing a brace provided by my caretaker but have not seen impreovement. I have severe wrist pain when turning my hand as if to look at the time as well as inability to use my hand for turning door knobs, opening desk drawers, hanging slothes in my closets and putting weight on my hand/wrist is very painful. It is also very painful to write or use my keyboad and/or mouse. What could this be?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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if wrist sprain is there you have to take proper rest and give immobility to your wrist avoid any movement.give plasatercast or elastic band for immobilisation.after that take contrast bath will beneficial for pain relief you have to take hot water and cold water in different should immersed your hand and wrist in hot water for 3 min and for cold water 1 min.revised it for 15 gentle exercise of wrist avoid jerky movements.take paraffin wax bath at physiotherapy clinic will increase your joint movement and increase your circulation at wrist will remove waste products and help to decrease pain.
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