The wrist is intricate joint connecting the hand to the forearm. It is comprised of 8 carpal bones, radius and ulna, and 5 metacarpal bones. All of these bones allow for the mobility of the hand. Wrist pain can occur as a result of injuries, repetitive use, or specific conditions, such as arthritis. The type of wrist pain felt depends on the cause of the pain.
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Individuals should seek immediate medical treatment if they are experience extreme wrist pain with any of the following symptoms: deformity, numbness, and bluish colour in the hand or fingers.
Source: Cleveland Clinic , Mayo Clinic
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