Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Wrist Sprain
When your wrist is bent too far, this can injure bands of tissue called "ligaments." Ligaments connect the bones of your hand to each other. They also connect the bones of your hand to the bones of your forearm.
What is a wrist sprain?
This detailed video describes a wrist sprain, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. A mild sprain may get better with rest and ice. Wrapping it and keeping it raised may help. A moderate sprain may need a splint. A severe sprain may need surgery. Your healthcare provider can create a care plan that is right for your needs.