Wrist Injuries

Skier’s Thumb

 A sprained thumb is a common injury among athletes. This injury happens when an ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) — tough and flexible tissue that connect bones in the thumb — gets stretched too far or tears. A thumb UCL injury can be very painful and make the thumb feel unstable. The injury can limit movements, […]

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Wrist Fracture

A broken wrist is a fracture of any of the bones which make up the wrist joint. Sudden pain in the wrist. Rapid swelling. Your wrist may appear deformed. Pain is likely to increase when trying to move your hand. If tingling or numbness are felt anywhere in the hand or fingers this may indicate

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Wrist Sprain

A sprain in the wrist is an injury to its ligaments, the tough bands of fibrous tissue that connect bones to one another inside a joint. Although most people speak of the wrist as a single joint between the forearm and hand, the wrist actually contains many joints that link 15 separate bones. The ligaments

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Hand Injuries

Symptoms Fractures The athlete will feel immediate pain with swelling and bruising which will appear quite quickly.It will be painful to try and move the finger which may appear deformed if the bone is displaced or joint dislocated.If there is any nerve damage, the finger may be numb or feel tingly. Dislocations Symptoms include immediate

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Scaphoid Fracture

A scaphoid fracture is a break of the scaphoid bone in the wrist The common signs & symptoms of a scaphoid fracture include pain, swelling and tenderness over the thumb side of the wrist. There is noticeable tenderness to the touch over the “anatomical snuff box”. Crunchiness and pain with gripping motions are also common symptoms that be found with such an

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