Wrist Pain

The most common cause of wrist pain is a fall on an outstretched hand. Another cause could be impact actions during sports game. You can also have wrist pain from repetitive use. 

Are you feeling like this?

Wrist and hand area begins to swell and pain felt after a fall
Acute swelling happens within 24 hours of injury. For ligament injury, swelling occurs within the first 2 hours.
Repetitive movement causes pain in the wrist
Acute pain around wrist area that starts suddenly and is short-term. This usually happens when an injury occurs.
Loss of motion in the wrist due to pain
Sudden weakness in natural movement in the hand area. Often becomes weak at gripping objects.

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Our Orthopaedist

Dr. Kevin Yip is an experienced hand orthopaedic specialist. He focuses in treatment for hand and wrist injuries. He was trained in St. Thomas’ Hospital London, England.. This hospital is renowned for Orthopaedic treatment in the world. He has authored and edited several hundred well-reviewed publications, including highly recognized orthopedic texts on knee surgery, arthroscopy, sports medicine and cartilage transplantation.

Carpal tunnel syndrome

CTS as is commonly known, is a painful, progressive condition that occurs when the median nerve in the wrist is compressed. This may happen when a nerve swells, the tendons become inflamed. It could also be that something causes swelling in the carpal tunnel. The anatomy of your wrist, health problems and possibly repetitive hand motions can contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome.

Treatment and recovery for hand & wrist pain

Initial scan is very important to ensure that nothing serious develops at your wrist. Our specialist may prescribe anti-inflammatory painkillers to reduce swell couple with various treatment. Typical recovery time will take a few weeks. If the sprained conditions require a more sophisticated approach, our Orthopaedic Specialist would have the skill to manage. The approach would be non-invasive treatment first. Our Specialist can help you recover quicker.

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