Also known as Pain In Wrist
Wrist pain or open wrist is a type of syndrome that prevents the patient using their hand due to a dolorous wrist, sometimes, the pain may even be very strong, going in crescendo when trying to apply some force. Normally it's caused after too strong a demand to the wrist, as is the case with weight lifters, athletes in general, or even bricoleurs.Source: Wikipedia
The most common causes of wrist pain are sprain or strain, fracture of the arm, and bruise. Other possible causes, such as osteoarthritis, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with wrist pain, 53% report having hand or finger pain, 31% report having wrist swelling, and 30% report having arm pain.
Patients with wrist pain often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, application of splint, physical therapy exercises, orthopedic casting, traction; splints; and other wound care, magnetic resonance imaging and occupational therapy assessment .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with wrist pain include capsaicin topical, acetaminophen / pseudoephedrine, tocilizumab (actemra), goldenseal preparation, aspirin / codeine, aluminum sulfate topical, methohexital (brevital), plasma protein fraction (plasmanate), valdecoxib (bextra), phenylephrine / promethazine and saquinavir .
Groups of people at highest risk for wrist pain include age 5-14 years. On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get wrist pain.