||Excessive stretch or tear of the wrist ligaments.
||A sudden backward bend of the wrist, usually occurring when using the hand as protection when falling.
||Swelling of the wrist, pain during hand or wrist movement,inability to bend wrist without pain, tenderness at injury location.
||R.I.C.E. - Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. Rest wrist joint and reduce activity using hand. Ice wrist to reduce swelling and promote healing. Compress swelling with a wrist wrap or elastic bandage. This will also help stabilize wrist. Elevate wrist to reduce excessive blood flow to area. A wrist brace will help stabilize wrist to help prevent further injury. As with any orthopedic injury, see a medical professional for a complete evaluation.Click for Wrist Stretches