Factors That Cause Wrist Pain
Your wrist is very complicated. It is made up of small bones with each bones attached to ligaments, tendons, and muscles that allows the wrist to move freely. Now, that becomes difficult and even painful if any of these happens:
- Sports injuries due to torn ligaments
- Sprains & Strains
- Impact injuries, such as bracing oneself from a fall
- Injuries resulting from repetitive movements, such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Tendonitis
Ways That It Can Affect Ones Daily Living
With all that, it’s not hard to imagine how it can directly affect anyone on their day to day living.
- It limits activity of the hands
Even things as simple as washing the dishes, doing your hair, or any household chores can be painful for you.
- Reduces productivity in the workplace
Whether you have an office job or not, since you rely on your hands mostly to do anything it can definitely slow you down at work if you suffer from wrist pain.
- Keeps you from participating in any sports
If you like playing sports, that would have to take a back seat since it can make your condition worst.
- Affect an individual’s quality and enjoyment of life
Because everything you do gets limited in order to avoid aggravating your pain, you may feel left out in more ways than you can imagine. For some it can even feel like being a burden since family or friends would have to cover for the things you can’t do due to the condition you have.
Reasons To Consult A Chiropractor
Although some wrist pain gets better with ice, rest, and over-the-counter pain medications, you also have to be aware of the instances that call for a professional help. Delaying diagnosis and treatment can result to poor healing, reduced range of motion and long-term disability. Seek a chiropractor here in Singapore if:
- The tiniest movement brings pain
- Or the condition becomes worst
- Chiropractic care is an effective way to relieve pain
- Chiropractic addresses the root cause of the problem and provide long-term solution
A chiropractor can administer manual adjustment to realign and manipulate the bones of the wrist back to its proper alignment. This lessens the tension on the surrounding ligaments, tendons, and muscles which causes the pain in the first place.