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  • Overview of de Quervain's Tenosynovitis

    De Quervain's tenosynovitis is a condition that causes pain associated with the movement of the thumb and wrist. The cause of the pain of de Quervain's is inflammation within a confined area around the base of the thumb.

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  • Help For Thumb And Wrist Tendonitis

    One of the most common causes of thumb and wrist pain is due to tendonitis. De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a type of tendonitis that is frequently seen in young mothers. This causes pain on the thumb side of the wrist. The pain is worse with movement of the thumb and wrist at the same time. Opening jars, turning doorknobs, and caring for a young child can be difficult.

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  • What Mallet Finger is and How to Treat it

    Mallet finger describes an injury to the tip of a finger or thumb that stops it from being able to straighten properly. People sometimes refer to mallet finger as “baseball finger,” as it is a fairly common sporting injury among ball players.

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  • Causes of Wrist Cracking and Popping

    Popping and cracking in your wrist (also known as crepitus) can be an uncomfortable sensation that arises during many of your daily activities. Unfortunately, the origins of this joint noise are not always clear-cut.

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  • Scaphoid Fracture

    The scaphoid bone is one of eight small bones—called carpal bones—in the wrist. These bones allow complex, yet delicate, movements of the hand and wrist.

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Useful Links

  • American Academy of Arthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society For Surgery of The Hand
  • Society of The State of New York
  • Medical Society of The County of Westchester