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Acupuncture and Herbs

Wrist Injury Recovery

Tue Jul 19 2022

Wrist Injury Recovery

  • The podcast discusses wrist injury recovery, including acute trauma and repetitive motion disorders.
  • Patients with prolonged or progressive wrist pain, restricted movement, popping sounds, reduced grip, and reduced forearm movement may have a TFCC injury that can be shown on MRI imaging.
  • Acupuncture and physical therapy together can help mild to moderate cases of wrist injuries recover mobility and reduce pain.
  • To recover from wrist pain, it is important to eliminate the causes and use treatment protocols such as hot/cold compress, self-massage, physical therapy, liniments, and acupuncture.

Acupuncture for Wrist Injury Recovery

  • Acupuncture has been shown to improve or completely recover conditions resulting in carpal tunnel syndrome and triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) injuries.
  • has articles with hard research on acupuncture's effectiveness for wrist injury recovery.
  • Local acupuncture to the affected areas of the TFCC can reverse tears and injuries, with specific acupuncture points listed in an article on
  • Carpal tunnel injuries to the median nerve can affect wrist mobility and cause pain.
  • Paracardium 7, Daling is the key point for treating carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Acupuncturists will often add support points like triple burn of five, heart seven, pericardium six, large intestine five, long nine.
  • Stimulation of the median nerve enhances blood flow and has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect.

Echopuncher for Wrist Injury Recovery

  • Echopuncher has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect and can reduce pro-inflammatory factors like TNF alpha and IL.
  • Research shows that echopuncher can objectively reduce inflammation and cytokines.

Other Factors Contributing to Wrist Pain

  • Wrist pain can be caused by various factors, including poor ergonomics or sleeping positions.
  • Treatment time varies depending on the severity of injury and any complications like diabetes that slow healing.

Additional Resources

  • offers more information on enhancing wrist injury.