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Tenderness, swelling, bruising, deformity and pain, especially when flexing the wrist, are signs of a broken wrist, or distal radius fracture, as noted by WebMD. People who have additional symptoms such as severe pain; n... More »

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Symptoms of a broken wrist include severe pain, swelling, bruising and an altered range of motion, as listed by WebMD. A broken wrist may have a deformed or crooked appearance. More »

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Wrist surgery does not typically shorten the healing time of a broken wrist. With or without surgery, recovery takes at least six weeks, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. However, sometimes the b... More »

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Symptoms of broken knuckles, or boxer's fracture, include swelling, pain and deformity of the hand, according to WebMD. A person may also see abnormal movements in the hand around the knuckles. More »

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When a knuckle in the hand is broken it is most often characterized by a severe pain that is typically increased when gripping an object, swelling, tenderness, an inability to move the fingers normally and, in some cases... More »

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Treatment for a lumbar compression fracture includes pain medications, activity modification and back bracing, according to WebMD. Surgery is also a treatment method for a lumbar compression fracture and includes vertebr... More »

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Treatment for a sprained wrist commonly involves resting the wrist for a minimum of 48 hours, applying ice to reduce swelling and pain, and compressing the sprained wrist with a bandage, according to WebMD. The wrist sho... More »

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