Wrist Sprain

By Drew Heideman, PT, ATC

What is a Wrist Sprain?

When your wrist is bent too far, this can cause a wrist sprain, or injury to the bands of tissue called ligaments. Ligaments connect the bones of your hand to each other and are often injured in a fall.  They also connect the bones of your hand to the bones of your forearm.

Wrist Sprain

Pain in the Wrist

Wrist Sprain Video

This Video Explains several aspect of a Wrist Sprain:

  • The Anatomy of the Wrist.
  • Wrist Ligaments.
  • Wrist Sprains.

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Therefore, if you have fallen down on your wrist, it is important to be properly evaluated.  You need to know the difference between a wrist fracture and a wrist sprain.  Treatment of both of these conditions is quite different.  Often these injuries occur with a fall at home or during sports like tennis or basketball.

JOI and JOI Rehab

JOI Physicians continue to offer online new patient appointments. This is another option to make it more convenient to make new patient appointments with less phone hold times. Follow the link below to select your JOI MD and schedule online.

JOI Rehab has Occupational Therapy or Hand Therapy at several locations in Jacksonville. JOI has the most certified hand therapists (CHT’s) in the region!  Finally, to make appointments with JOI Rehab, please call 904-858-7045.

You can still call 904-JOI-2000 to make new patient JOI Physician Appointments if that is your preference.

New to JOI, you can now make and cancel physician follow-up visits on the JOI Patient Portal. 

By: Drew Heideman, PT, ATC.

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