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A wrist fracture is a break in any of the bones in your wrist. The risk of fracture is higher in women and older adults. Smoking, drinking and taking steroids also increases your chances. Most wrist fractures just need a cast or a splint but severe breaks need surgery.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a painful condition caused by pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. Other symptoms are numbness, tingling, and weakness in fingers. Repetitive motion seems to play a role.
Understand your wrist pain symptoms with Buoy, including 8 causes and common questions concerning your wrist pain.
Wrist sprain is often associated with traumatic events but can also stem from chronic issues such as repetitive stress or from the normal aging process.
A swollen wrist is usually a symptom after a traumatic injury, including wrist sprains, bruising, or bone fractures. Other causes of swelling in the wrist can arise from overuse or arthritis which is caused by inflammation of the joints. Read below for more information on causes and treatment options.
Understand severe wrist pain symptoms, including 8 causes & common questions.