Orthopedics/wrist pain

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Dr. Durnin,
Thank you in advance for your advice. I noticed about 2 nights ago that my wrist is very sore when I bend it forward. No pain when I bend it back or side ways. I can see no apparent lump and do not do anything (computer etc.) that would cause repetitive movements for prolonged periods. I do exercise daily and do yoga which at times warrants me supporting myself with wrist/hands etc.
I do not remember any kind of injury. Just noticed it as I was reading the other night and bent my hand forward that it was tender.Is this something i should give some time or perhaps have checked out. I am 45  years old and do not have any diseases such as arthritis etc.
I would appreciate your help.

Answer
Hi Tamara,

This is a common complaint we see a lot of in practice. More than likely it is just a subluxated carpal bone (partial dislocation). Wrist bones glide against each other and sometimes they get pushed out of place which can get painful with end range of motion. The solution is get it adjusted/manipulated back in place by a Chiropractor that does extremity manipulation. The solution is fast and painless.

Hope this helps,

Dr. Timothy Durnin

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Dr. Timothy K. Durnin

Expertise

I can answer any and all questions relevant to orthopedics, orthopedic surgery, postoperative care, prevention and advice on latest procedures.

Experience

20 years in private practice treating primarily orthopedic conditions, Co-admitter Olympia Fields Osteopathic Hospital (Level I Trauma Center)- Many Chicago Bulls Patients

Organizations
AASP (American Association of Spine Physicians ACA (American Chiropractic Association) ICA (Illinois Chiropractic Association)

Education/Credentials
BS/DC National University of Health Sciences 1991 Board Certified AMA impairment Ratings Presidential Cabinet Member NHUS

Awards and Honors
Who's Who/Doctor of the year award 1999/Presidential Cabinet Member NHUS

Past/Present Clients
Many Professional Athletes

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