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Old 12-28-2007, 09:50 PM
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Default Wrist injury...what to do?

Well, I pretty much injured my wrist taking wrist shots.
Now, my wrist hurt especially when I put weight on it (for example doing push up) or if I twist it (if I try to open a bottle of something).

So, now I pretty much can't shoot anymore but every time I go skating, I end up taking a couple of shots. I can't get power and precision anymore, hurts too much.

So, what is wrong with my wrist? what could I do so it doesn't hurt anymore?
anyone had something similar too this? what did you do?
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Old 12-28-2007, 10:08 PM
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might be some tendinitis... Does it hurt on the inside towards the underside of the thumb?
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Old 12-29-2007, 01:10 AM
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I don't think it's a tendinitis. My wrist hurts when there is pressure put on it and when its in an angle. For example, if my wrist is straight, then it doesn't hurt at all, I can pretty much stick handle and pass when I play hockey.

But, its my wrist shot, that hurts when I do the "snap" with my wrist.

It doesn't feel like any tendon are hurt. It's more like the articulation.
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Old 12-29-2007, 01:22 AM
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I had something similar but it was tendinitis on a very particular spot on my wrist. I had to look everywhere to find a brace that worked and took away the pain.

It was really weird, it felt fine when it was straight, I could even hold lots of weight like a suitcase and it was fine. But simple tasks like scratching my head hurt like hell.

Go an find a brace, try them on and find something that supports the injury the best and wear it as much as possible.
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Old 12-29-2007, 01:36 AM
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worst thing to do is ruch the healing
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Old 12-29-2007, 02:08 AM
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I had something similar but it was tendinitis on a very particular spot on my wrist. I had to look everywhere to find a brace that worked and took away the pain.

It was really weird, it felt fine when it was straight, I could even hold lots of weight like a suitcase and it was fine. But simple tasks like scratching my head hurt like hell.

Go an find a brace, try them on and find something that supports the injury the best and wear it as much as possible.
Might be a tendinitis then.

Right now, I have wrap around my wrist a brown elastic bandage to help to hold my wrist straight.

I think ill focus only on skating for a couple of days.
No more hockey for a while.

I'm just scared that this injury will happen again after it heal. I had something similar to this a couple of years ago also because of my wrist shot.

Could it be my technique that is wrong... maybe I try to "snap" it too much when I do wristers.

Could better hockey gloves help? or wrapping my wrist with bandage before playing hockey?
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Old 12-29-2007, 02:19 AM
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If it's anything like mine it will heal after a few weeks... I kept playing hockey but with the brace on. It hasnt come back.
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Old 12-29-2007, 02:19 AM
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is there ANY PAIN AROUND YOUR elbow ?
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Old 12-29-2007, 02:25 AM
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is there ANY PAIN AROUND YOUR elbow ?
No, none at all

But last summer, I injured my arm(twice in the same week), not really sure if it was a tendinitis or a pulled muscle but it was hurting like hell and I couldn't sleep, I eventually had to go see the doctor so he prescribed me some pills to take the pain away. My arm kinda feel strange sometime since then, but I wouldn't say it's hurting. The strange thing was that it was hurting everywhere in my arm, elbow to the shoulder, mostly around the triceps. But I don't think that this old injury is related to my wrist one.

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Old 12-29-2007, 03:00 AM
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thats good cuz my dad had tendinitis and had to have surgery on his elbow
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