I injured my wrist about 4 weeks ago I was referred to an orthopedic doctor. The doctor did not find any fractures but because my wrist was still swollen and very painful he ordered an mri. At the follow-up appointment the mri showed I haf a tear in the tfc ligament, the doctor did not tell me what kind of tear or how bad or explain anything to me but referred me to a specialist (his colleague). My wrist is still very painful to move and clicks/cracks when I move it what could cause this? And also my appointment with the specialist isn't for another few weeks should I wait that long to be seen?
Well, it would be difficult to comment on the situation without knowing the relevant clinical details. Most injuries to Triangular fibrocartilage are managed conservatively, while some may require interventional measures. It would be best to discuss the extent of the injury and the appropriate management plan in detail with your doctor at the next appointment.
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