Nobody denies that a broken wrist is a very painful injury. However, as bad as they feel, they’re rarely life-threatening emergencies. In many cases, there’s not much you can do to help at home. This is going to require a trip to the emergency department (or at least to a clinic that has the ability to take X-rays).
The following steps will help you learn to recognize a broken wrist and to decide how to take care of it.