Hand and Wrist Injury
Hand and and wrist injury, can prove to complicate athletic
participation. The most common wrist and hand injuries are sprains.
Wrist sprains, and the "jammed finger
". Other injuries
can be suffered during
contact sports such as
football, and with other upper body activities.
The biggest problem with hand injuries is how simple they seem, and yet
how debilitating they can be. This applies to wrist injuries as well.
Even minor injuries can become a chronic problem if not taken care of.
And there are very few sports that don't require the use of your hands
in some way or another. Wrist
The most common complaint in the hand and wrist that I see in the
clinic is wrist sprains. They are usually caused by falling on the
outstretched hand. Below you will find some of the more common wrist
and hand injuries.
Injury to the wrist, usually caused by
forceful extension or bending.Boxers
Fracture of the metacarpal bones in the handNavicular
Fracture of the wrist, just below the thumb.Jammed
A finger injury, usually involving the