Wrist Pain

The most common cause of wrist pain is a fall on an outstretched hand. Another cause could be impact actions during sports game. You can also have wrist pain from repetitive use. 

Are you feeling like this?

Acute swelling happens within 24 hours of injury. For ligament injury, swelling occurs within the first 2 hours.
Acute pain around wrist area that starts suddenly and is short-term. This usually happens when an injury occurs.
Sudden weakness in natural movement in the hand area. Often becomes weak at gripping objects.

What makes us unique?

Our Orthopaedist

Dr. Chee K. G. is a practicing hand orthopaedic specialist. Therefore he focuses in treatment for hand and wrist injuries. He was trained in Wringthington UK. This hospital is also renowned for Hand Orthopaedic treatment in the world. Thereafter he served in TTSH and overseen the training of doctors to become specialist. In addition, he has successfully helped 5 hand surgeons who will continue to serve the community in Singapore

How our Orthopaedist treats

Initial consultation will help to diagnose the specific root cause for the wrist pain. Our specialist through his years of experience will use different techniques to determine if such pain is serious. In addition, MRI or CT scan can give a clearer idea of the situation. Therefore our doctors are capable to analyze the reading of the films. In less serious conditions, medications coupled with our in-house physio can aid the recovery. In complex cases like carpal tunnel syndrome, our specialist is able to perform "Carpal Tunnel Release". Such procedure helps the tendon to glide easily. Patient undergo this surgery can go home on the same day if recovers well.

Wrist pain Recovery

Typical recovery time will take a few weeks. For Carpal Tunnel surgery, your wrist will likely be in a heavy bandage for 1 to 2 weeks. During this time, you may be encouraged to move your fingers to help prevent stiffness. Our therapist will teach you motion exercises to improve the movement of your wrist and hand. Thereafter, the recovery period can take anywhere from a few days to a few months.

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