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Preventing weird wrist pain?

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Asked by: Tom Crespin

These steps can help prevent wrist pain: Lower your keyboard so that your wrists don’t bend upward when you type. Take periodic breaks from typing and rest your hands. Use a wrist rest with your keyboard, mouse and trackpad.

How do I stop random wrist pain?

Treatments for wrist pain

  1. wearing a wrist brace or splint to reduce swelling and ease wrist pain.
  2. applying hot or cold compresses for 10 to 20 minutes at a time.
  3. taking anti-inflammatory or pain relieving medications, such as ibuprofen or naproxen.
  4. steroid injections.
  5. physical therapy.

Why does my wrist have random pains?

Wrist pain is often caused by sprains or fractures from sudden injuries. But wrist pain can also result from long-term problems, such as repetitive stress, arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome.

What is the fastest way to cure wrist pain?

To speed the healing, you can:

  1. Rest your wrist for at least 48 hours.
  2. Ice your wrist to reduce pain and swelling. …
  3. Compress the wrist with a bandage.
  4. Elevate your wrist above your heart, on a pillow or the back of a chair. …
  5. Take anti-inflammatory painkillers. …
  6. Use a cast or splint to keep your wrist immobile.

What does tendonitis feel like in the wrist?

Symptoms of wrist tendinitis may include: Difficulty performing certain movements, such as opening jars or turning doorknobs, or lifting pets, babies or small children. Stiffness, “catching” or a popping sensation when moving your wrist or fingers. Swelling around your wrist or the bases of your fingers.

What does wrist arthritis feel like?

With moderate arthritis in your wrist, you’re likely to tell your doctor you feel a low level of throbbing at all times. Movement may be slightly restricted and daily tasks may also become tricky. You may even feel pain when you’re resting.

What does wrist bursitis feel like?

Bursitis symptoms include: Pain in wrist or hand while at rest or lifting heavy objects. Small lump or swelling that may be warm or tender to the touch.

What is carpal tunneling?

(music) Carpal tunnel syndrome is actually a compression of one of the large nerves of your arm at the level of the wrist and this can cause numbness, tingling, a burning pain or weakness of your fingers as this nerve controls some of the motion of your hand.