A wrist hyperextension can happen a number of ways, from a fall gone wrong to simple overuse of the wrist. According to Dr. Greg Doerr, hyperextension injuries are often characterized by “dorsal wrist pain or pain in the ulnar corner, with pain from the pushing position and difficulty with extension.”
While there are plenty of protocol to deal with a wrist extension injury, not every patient will have the time or ability to rest their wrist properly. If you are in need of an adjunct therapy to help a patient find relief in between rehab sessions, try implementing this kinesiology taping technique into your practice. Learn how (and why) Dr. Doerr tapes wrist hyperextension injuries in the video below!