Depending on the severity of the injury a sprained wrist takes several weeks to several months to heal, as specified by Drugs.com. Symptoms begin to improve within several days with mild sprains. In more serious cases, r... More »

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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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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Depending on the severity of the injury and type of treatment, the broken bones in a broken ankle typically heal after six weeks, and most patients resume nonstrenuous daily activities within three to four months, accord... More »

The recovery time for a dislocated ankle is between six and 12 weeks, depending on the severity of the injury and if surgery was needed to correct the problem. Many physicians will recommend that a patient rest their ank... More »

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Depending on the severity of a sprained shoulder, it can take anywhere from one to four weeks to heal, according to Drugs.com. A Grade I sprain is the most minor and consists of mild, microscopic tears in the joint ligam... More »

Steps to rehabilitate a broken wrist include using a splint for several days until the swelling diminishes, using a cast for six to eight weeks, elevating the wrist and applying ice, according to WebMD. It also helps to ... More »

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