Wrist injuries are very common as we use our hands almost all the time, but some of them might be a sign of another bigger problem. Wrist injuries can occur as a result of inflammation, a broken bone, infections, abnormal growths and cysts as well as tumors. Not every injury is that serious, but you need to learn to pay attention to the signs and know when to visit a doctor.
A swollen wrist may be caused by arthritis, bursitis, tendinitis as well as sprains, strains and bone fractures. The reason can also be a benign or malignant growth, which is why we recommend visiting a doctor if the injury doesn’t heal. Here are the main causes of wrist injuries: