• Is your thumb pain de Quervain`s tenosynovitis?

    De Quervain's tenosynovitis (pronounced da-KWUHR-vanes teena-sine-ah-VITE-us) is a complicated name for a condition that's been referred to as "mother's thumb," "mommy wrist" and "gamer's thumb"—all associated with repetitive use of the hands and wrist. It is a condition that causes extreme pain in the wrist and thumb area.

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  • Hand Pain Causes and Treatment Options

    Hand pain can have many causes because the hand is made up of many different parts. The bones, ligaments, tendons, nerves, skin, and other structures that help the hands do a wide range of tasks can also be sources of pain.

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  • Kaley Cuoco reveals she has 'mommy wrist': What it is and how it's treated

    "Mommy wrist," a nickname for De Quervain's tenosynovitis, can occur in anyone, but women are at higher risk of developing the painful condition according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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  • What your hands say about your health

    Your hands reveal a lot about the state of your health. This is something that has been recognized since at least the time of Hippocrates—the father of modern medicine.

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  • Treatment to Heal From Golfer’s Elbow

    Golfer’s elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is a painful condition that occurs when a tendon near the elbow is subjected to repetitive forces. While this issue may occur in golfers, it can happen to anyone and cause pain that spans from the wrist to the elbow on the inside of your arm.

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Useful Links

  • American Academy of Arthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society For Surgery of The Hand