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chiropractic treatment for wrist hand pain in Dallas, TX.

What is a Wrist Sprain?

A wrist sprain is an injury that occurs when the ligaments in the wrist are stretched or torn. Ligaments are tough, fibrous bands of tissue that connect bones to each other, providing stability to joints. Wrist sprains can result from sudden impact, a fall onto an outstretched hand, or repetitive stress on the wrist. The severity of a wrist sprain can range from mild to severe, depending on the extent of ligament damage.

Key features of a wrist sprain include:

  1. Ligament Injury: A wrist sprain involves damage to the ligaments that support the wrist joint. Ligaments can be stretched, partially torn, or completely torn, depending on the force and mechanism of the injury.

  2. Common Causes: Wrist sprains often occur during activities that involve a sudden impact or force applied to the wrist. This can happen during a fall, sports activities, or accidents.

  3. Symptoms: The symptoms of a wrist sprain may include pain, swelling, bruising, and difficulty using the affected hand. The pain is typically felt at the site of the injury and may worsen with movement.

How can Chiropractic care help a Wrist Sprain?

Chiropractic treatment of wrist and/or hand pain starts with reducing inflammation initially. This can be done with a variety of soft tissue therapy techniques such as IASTM, Shockwave Therapy or Dry Needling. Rehabilitation exercises for the hand and wrist are typically incorporated as well to improve strength and function. 

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