Wrist & Hand Injuries

Physiotherapy Department CUH, Cork Emergency Departments

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To help reduce swelling use one of the following ice treatments 4 times a day for at least the first 3 days

As the pain settles (it should ease within 24 to 48 hours), start some gentle active exercises to prevent your hand/wrist from getting stiff:

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If you are concerned, please contact the Emergency Department you first attended:

Mercy Injury Unit, Gurranabraher (021)4926900

LIU Mallow(022)58506

LIU Bantry(027)52900

Content by Karen Buckley - Senior Physiotherapist, CUH. Last review Dr IOS 1/05/24.