Frequently Asked Questions on Wrist Supports

What are wrist supports used for?

Wrist braces may be worn in case of Wrist Tendonitis, Sprain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Ganglion Cyst and Wrist Fractures.

What type of wrist brace must be used for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpel tunnel syndrome is caused due to excess pressure on the median nerve that runs through the wrist. The best treatment of thid syndrome is a wrist splint that looks like a fingerless glove. It stabilizes the wrist in a straight and slightly bent-back position. It minimizes pressure on the median nerve and helps in treatment of CTS.

How long should you wear a wrist splint?

A wrist injury or sprain usually takes upto six weeks to heal. It is recommended to wear a wrist splint for that duration

Can you wear a wrist brace at night?

It is advisable to wear a wrist splint at night as most people do not remain in one position all night long and a splint helps to prevent the hand and wrist from turning into awkward positions

How does a wrist brace help in wrist tendonitis?

It is recommended to wear a wrist splint during activities that may irritate your tendonitis. a simple support wrap or brace can be an easy way to avoid furthur problems.