Surgery for Wrist Replacement

IMG_1213.JPG-Looking Good

Image by dogsbylori via Flickr

How much pain are you really in?  Is it so bad that you would consider having a wrist replacement?  Wrist replacement surgery may be an option for you if you have severe pain, non-surgical remedies have offered no relief, pain keeps you awake at night, or you cannot perform the normal daily tasks in your life.

Are you a good candidate for a wrist replacement?

The best candidates for wrist replacement surgery are those who suffer with rheumatoid or osteo arthritis but others have benefited from this type of surgery.

Wrist arthroplasty involves removing damaged bone or joints and replacing them with artificial, or prosthetic, joints. The artificial joints provide patients with a better range of motion and more stability. This makes everyday tasks like writing much easier….More at Pain Level is main factor in opting for wrist replacement – Sioux City Journal

Wrist Pain Surgery

Right before stitches got removed

Image by javaturtle via Flickr



How did you injure your wrist?  There are several causes of wrist pain.  Some of the main reasons are:

  • wrist tendonitis
  • arthritis
  • sprain or strain
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • ganglion cysts

Pain Relief Treatment

Is your chronic wrist pain so bad that you are debating whether to have wrist surgery?  Before you go to such an exterme measure, you may want to try a less expensive way to deal with the pain with an all-natural herbal pain relief remedy like prior to making that drastic decision to have any type of surgery.