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12-19-2009, 01:45 PM #1
fractured wrist should i keep playing ?
Last night i fractured my wrist warming up (tripped and fell landing heavily on the wrist)
at the time i didnt think it was fractured and as it was my right wrist and i am left handed i decided that after i put an ice pack on the wrist when i was siting waiting for my games that i would be fine as long as i was careful
I played on and it didnt seem to affect my performance
12-19-2009, 01:52 PM #2
now my arm is in a cast i feel more than able to play the cast is to be taken off in approx 4 weeks but obviously as i am crazy i really need to play badminton
As it is my other arm that is injured can anyone see the harm in me playing with a fractured wrist seeing as i was able to last night without much problem ?
Also i have a Freindly tournament that i have a good chance to do well in and the organiser said that they dont mind me playing with a cast on
I really dont want to withdraw
12-19-2009, 02:20 PM #3
yes and no.
yes: your racket hand is still ok but hit around casually
no: the cast weight can off balance u one way or another and u would trip and fall again. So no tournament play
no: your cast wont allow u to sweat off that wrist.
12-19-2009, 02:21 PM #4
there is a reason they put a cast on a fracture. think about that
Best advice, don't do anything that could endanger it. Sorry, but Badminton should be out for at least the 4 weeks. like cooler said, your balance will be off, and that will cause you to trip and fall at least once.
Last edited by jymbalaya; 12-19-2009 at 02:23 PM. Reason: heh.
12-19-2009, 02:53 PM #5
You think it would be ok playing against weaker people or just take part in meaningless matches without any comptitiveness ? That's probaly ok you think ?
Yesterday I had a one game match to 21 and the final score belive it or not was 30-29 !! The guy I was playing is slightly better than me but I beat him with a fractured wrist
I thought I would add I barely sweat through my arms it's mostly legs and head for me I have sweat bands as well if that helps
The cast weight hasn't thrown me off balance so far will probaly have a knock up tommorrow to see what It feels like
12-19-2009, 02:57 PM #6
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12-20-2009, 02:34 PM #13
If you are really that desperate to play badminton, practice footwork :P
12-20-2009, 02:45 PM #14
12-22-2009, 05:17 AM #15
Take care LDrules. Let it heal. You still have 70years of badminton!
12-22-2009, 05:24 AM #16
around 11 yrs ago, i fell down from a bike and landed on my right wrist. i dont' think it was fractured but it was too painful and weak to even hold a badminton racket. a cast probably wouldn't have helped.
the bug bite and i found myself at the badminton gym, playing with my left hand.
sorry i don't have any suggestion for you, just wanted to share with you an old story.
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