Wrist sprain can be managed at home with care and medications, but getting the injury evaluated by a doctor before beginning treatment is recommended. If there is no fracture or significant instability of sprained wrist, it is managed by the "RICE" method. RICE method of treatment for sprained wrists is as follows:
Medications: Use of simple analgesics such as acetaminophen, aspirin or ibuprofen can help relieve pain. If the injury is severe i.e. involves complete tear of the ligaments or fractures of the bone, the treatment will be different from the one used for a simple sprained wrist.
Other treatment: Other treatments that may be used to treat wrist sprain include:
The time taken by a sprain to heal up completely depends on its type.read more
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