The medical approach to wrist sprain/strain is usually to recommend rest, a brace, and non-steroidal or steroidal anti-inflammatory medication.
How do we assess (diagnose) wrist sprains, strains, and tendinitis?
Assessment/diagnosis of wrist strain, sprain, and tendinitis is done using active and passive range of motion (ROM) as well as manual resistance (MR).
What are the causes of wrist sprain, wrist strain, and wrist tendinitis?
A wrist sprain is an overstretching or tearing of the ligaments and/or joint capsules of the wrist joint. A wrist strain is tearing of musculature.