Wrist pain

Hi, I saw an orthopedic dr. today about wrist pain and swelling. I had x-rays in Oct. after a fall and he did more today. He says I have cartilage damage to one of the wrist bones. I do not remember which bone but it starts with a "t" and is a long word. He recommnends PT and if that doesn't help, cortizone injections and then surgery if all else fails.
My x-rays shows mild negative ulnar variance but he did not address that. I have two questions:
1. did the fall cause the damage?
2. How can PT help?

Posted By JOYCE JOHNSTON on May 21, 2008 at 19:51:15:

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