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Wrist Injury (cont.)

Wrist Injury Symptoms

The amount of pain or the ability to move the wrist does not reliably determine whether the wrist is broken or sprained. Signs and symptoms of wrist injury include the following:

  • Swelling
  • Heat/warmth
  • Pain
  • Discoloration
  • Limited ability to move the joint
  • Deformity
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/12/2014
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