anyone here sustained wrist fracture or scaphoid injury but yet continue to train on punching....iv sustained a scaphoid fracture and underwent surgery...my pushups are all entirely done with closed fist because of ma surgery its difficult to do it as normal
I would advise against putting strain on your wrist (punching specifically) until your wrist is fully or close to being fully healed.
There is no sane reason as to why anyone should risk doing further injury to their wrist.
yeah maybe i should do that wrist injuries suck
Broken Wrist Rehab
Yeah wrist breaks suck...
Have broken both wrists/arms sparring (both from being thrown with my arm pinned in a way which I couldnt breakfall or roll out of btw) ; the right arm back in '97 was a non-displaced fracture but still really sucked, and now the left one this past May which was worse. Good news is have fully recovered from both. Be careful not to reinjure it while its healing, let it get strong again before putting too much load on it. Do in gradually in small increments and be very carefull putting a load on it from punching or doing excersises. Do it slow and experient. Your doctor should be able to provide you with the technical timeframe. That said, i think they are rather conservative with rehab. I trained around the injuries as much as possible and was fairly agressive with my rehabs, working flexibility and strength as soon as I could. As far as knuck push ups go, if your break was from a crushing type fracture (as my last one was) then loading the bones like that is somthing you should be careful with because it recreates the circumstance that caused it. I was doing them within a week after i got my cast off and had no problems from doing them. But I went real slow and steady for a while.
I broke the top few inches of my radius bone off, the fracture was jagged and out of place, wouldnt stay set, so they had to go in and reinforce it. Also chipped the top of my ulna, but they decided to leave that alone, so the chip is still floating in there.
Here are xrays of my left wrist with shiney new titanium plate and screws:
Turning into Wolverine!
Good luck rehabbing your busted wrist. You'll be back in action soon, just be smart about it and don't reinjure it before its set well.
thanks for the advice ...bro hope we both can acheive our goals despite our injuries....good thing is i begin to look outside the box and train smarter...and begin to practise on using more of ma elbow
I injured my wrist but it was a torn ligament rather than a break. The doctor and physio both told me not to do anything with the arms/wrist, it worked out better in the long run. Go light on the arms and get yourself a good set of legs and core muscles, which is what I should have done instead of farting around.
Next time use your good wrist to open the "Physical Training, Diet, and Health" forum and post stuff like this over there.
This forum is for discussion striking techniques, not injuries.
yeah i think we can overcome this **** and kick some ass. i was told after the 1st arm break that i would never be able to punch full power again with that arm and that was total b.s.
another thing, since your style is boxing you will probably already to so, but wrap your hands/wrist up real well. i found that starting out hitting light bags like speed, double-end and cobra bags was good to get used to the impact again and the light impacts can incourage calcification. i was taking 1500 mg of calcium a day for a while but cut back now to about 600mg. stay away from hitting heavy bag or pads for a while, but you can use other strikes and just fake or pepper the heavy bag lightly with the bad arm with light jabs etc, but if you mis-time the strike and catch too much of the bag it hurts like a mofo so watch out.
after a while it hurts less and less until you forget about it altogether.
yeah good luck!
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