Wrist Pain

Sprained Wrist

November 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Sprained Wrist

A Sprained Wrist is a condition where the ligaments and connective tissue of the wrist has been traumatized to a degree causing pain and dysfunction. Depending on the severity of the injury, there are degrees of injury. A sprained wrist condition  can be caused  by a number of factors. Examples include: trauma to tissue, fall…

Tendonitis of the wrist (aka Repetitive Strain Injury)

April 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Tendonitis of the wrist (aka Repetitive Strain Injury)

What is Wrist Tendonitis? This term refers to inflammation of the tendons within the wrist, which connect muscle to bone. Injury or inflammation can also create a tendon sheath thickening that limits movement. Symptoms of wrist tendonitis Inflammation of the tendons within the wrist can cause pain, swelling, tenderness and even a “creaking” sound, called…

doctor and patient with arm pain

Arm Pain

December 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Arm Pain

The definition of arm pain is where there is pain or discomfort felt anywhere within the arm, including involvement of the shoulder, elbow and wrist. After a comprehensive history and physical examination, the following tests may be done to help find the cause of the underlying arm pain: X-rays (to rule out fractures) Blood tests…