What is Wrist Tendinitis?
Wrist tendinitis develops when a tendon (which connects muscle to bone) becomes inflamed. This inflammation can result in wrist pain.
If you or a loved one experience wrist pain that may be associated with wrist tendinitis...
Wrist Tendinitis Symptoms
Common wrist tendinitis symptoms include:
- Wrist pain, particularly wrist pain that aches when moving the hand or wrist
- Wrist tenderness
Wrist Tendinitis Causes
Wrist tendinitis is a common overuse injury. This means that wrist tendinitis is often caused by repeating a specific movement frequently over a long period of time. For example, certain occupations or hobbies may cause wrist tendinitis from repetitive motions.
Because of this, wrist tendinitis is common for people who participate in the following sports:
Wrist Tendinitis Treatment
Depending on severity, wrist tendinitis treatment options may include:
- Pain medication
- Anti-inflammatory medication
- Physical therapy
Wrist Tendinitis Surgery
If other wrist tendinitis treatment options do not provide sufficient wrist pain relief or condition improvement, wrist tendinitis surgery may be necessary.
SOS wrist surgeons are experienced in performing wrist tendinitis surgery.
If You or Your Loved One's Wrist Pain is a Result of Wrist Tendinitis, See a Wrist Doctor near Syracuse, NY or Surrounding Areas
The SOS team of wrist doctors are experienced in diagnosing, caring for and treating wrist tendinitis. For total orthopedic care for wrist pain or wrist tendinitis...