According to PhysioAdvisor, there are several techniques that can be used to tape a sprained wrist. The most basic wrist-taping techniques are called "anchors" and "dorsal crosses." These techniques should be performed w... More »

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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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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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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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Doctors recommend stretching and strengthening exercises to rehabilitate a broken wrist, notes Summit Medical Group. Although stretching and strength exercises can promote healing, patients should avoid any movements tha... More »

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If the bones in a broken wrist, also known as Colles' Fracture or Distal Radius, are not in the correct position to heal, the doctor resets them, according to WebMD. In addition, a patient typically wears a splint or a c... More »

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