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wrist

Bone, Muscle & Joint
May 13, 2019

Is your hand getting numb? Here are your treatment options


Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, weakness and tingling in the hand and arm. Early diagnosis and treatment are important. Initially, symptoms can often be relieved with wearing a wrist brace or avoiding certain activities. In most patients, however, carpal tunnel syndrome can get worse if left untreated.
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Bone, Muscle & Joint
April 4, 2016

What’s causing your wrist pain?

Struggling with wrist pain? Whether you're a keen tennis player or golfer, spend hours behind your computer or often knit jerseys for your children; any of these could be causing your problem. Your wrist is a complex joint, made up of eight small carpal bones and two long forearm bones. Let's have a look at what could be causing your wrist pain: a) Injuries and overuse: sprains and strains, especially from tennis, golf, bowling, gymnastics fractures, especially from falling on an outstretched hand repetitive stress: from repetitive movements for hours on end e.g. knitting, haircutting De Quervain's tenosynovitis, which causes…
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