De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is an inflammation of the tendons in the wrist near the thumb. It affects the sheath (the synovium) which surrounds two particular tendons running between the wrist and the thumb that are responsible for making the thumb move. The sheath may thicken and become swollen. When this happens, any movement of theRead More
What Are Some Scaphoid Fracture Symptoms?
When we are falling down, the most natural reaction is to stretch out our hand to break the fall. This is the body’s way of protecting the all-important spine from blunt-force trauma. When this happens, however, the small bones of the wrist tend to take the brunt of the impact. The most common type ofRead More
Signs of Wrist Tendonitis
Tendonitis is the inflammation of the tendons that connect muscle to bone. Tendons are located throughout the body. When tendonitis occurs in the wrist, it typically causes pain and tenderness in the area, along with stiffness and weakness. Tendonitis (tenosynovitis) of the wrist is a common problem. Causes of tendonitis in the wrist are similarRead More