It is often hard to sleep the first night after your wrist is broken. Try to put several pillows underneath your arm to keep it elevated. Elevation of the wrist above your heart will minimize how much blood flows to your heart, and minimize the pain.
About the Author: Paul Morton, MD
Dr. Paul Norio Morton is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that practices on Oahu and the Big Island. He treats a broad range of orthopedic conditions including arthritis, sports injuries, hip and knee replacements, trauma, and robotic joint arthroplasty. He believes in treating his patients with a holistic approach – incorporating patient’s desires and expectations into the treatment of their musculoskeletal problems.