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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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Ice is used on a sprained wrist to reduce swelling and pain, according to WebMD. It is helpful to apply ice to the wrist for 20 to 30 minutes every three to four hours while pain is still present. More »

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