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Hand and Wrist Pain

Hand and Wrist Pain

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a condition in which the tendons on the inside of the wrist near the base of the thumb are inflamed (the extensor pollicis brevis and the abductor pollicis longus), caus…Read More

Tendonitis

Tendonitis is an inflammation or irritation of a tendon, a cord-like structure that connects muscles to bones. There are hundreds of tendons located throughout the body. Tendonitis can occur in any p…Read More

Ganglion Cyst

A ganglion cyst, also known as a Bible cyst, is a benign tumor-like growth that occurs on the fingers, hands or wrists, and is situated over a tendon or joint. The cysts can also develop on the feet …Read More

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which compression of the median nerve in the wrist causes pain, tingling, numbness or weakness in the palm side of the hand and fingers. More severe cases of …Read More

Arthritis

There are many type of arthritis, a condition that primarily causes inflammation, pain and limited mobility in the joints. Symptoms of arthritis are caused by a breakdown of cartilage surrounding the …Read More

Wrist/Hand Sprain/Strain

A wrist/hand sprain or strain involves an injury to the soft tissues of the wrist, hand or fingers. Sprains involve injury to ligaments (the bands of tissue that connect bones together) within the …Read More

Trigger Finger

Trigger finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a locking or catching of the finger joint due to limited mobility of the tendons responsible for opening and closing the finger. The finger b…Read More