Wrist braces protect, support, and stabilize the wrist in a neutral position by limiting the movement. It is also used to relieve pressure from the median nerve which can result in carpal tunnel syndrome. Wrist braces relieve pain, stiffness, and inflammation due to repeated injury and also help in recovery after surgery. Wrist braces should be chosen based on wrist support, size, and comfort of the person.
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Query: Hello doctor, For the past one year, I have been suffering a pain in the middle-upper wrist area where I could not support myself while getting up from the chair. I went to an orthopedist and was given some medication and wrist brace with metal support to stabilize the movement. The pain started de... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your medical history in detail. It seems that you are having stage 2-3 avascular necrosis of lunate (Kienbock's disease). I do not feel that you should wait as the disease progresses irreversibly. So it will not come back to normal by any means.... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, While driving my bike, my entire bike fell on my right hand. It has been a month now. Usually, I do not have pain while keeping my wrist normal. But when I lift heavy objects or moving my wrist, I feel uneasy. What is the reason? What to do? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a history of bike fall on your right hand. It causes jerk and damage to internal carpal bones while the hand touches the ground. Wrist bones connect the hand to the forearms. Wrist movements are controlled by the forearm muscles. I suggest you do some exerc... Read Full »