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Health Tip: Identify Symptoms of a Sprained Wrist

Health Tip: Identify Symptoms of a Sprained Wrist

They include swelling and pain

(HealthDay News) -- It's easy to sprain your wrist during a fall or while playing a sport.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says typical warning signs of a sprained wrist include:

  • Swelling.
  • Pain or tenderness, particularly when you move the wrist.
  • Discoloration or a bruise on the wrist.
  • A sensation of tearing or popping.
  • Feeling heat in the wrist.