• Causes of ECU Tendon Problems

    Ulnar tendon pain can have a number of causes, including ECU tendonitis and ECU tendon subluxation.ECU stands for the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon, one of the major wrist tendons, located on the ulnar side of the wrist, which is the same side as the small finger. The ECU tendon starts on the back of the forearm and crosses the wrist joint directly on the side.

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  • Identifying Early Arthritis in Fingers

    Early arthritis in the fingers can cause dull, achy pain, stiffness, swelling, and weakness in the joints. These symptoms tend to develop slowly and worsen over time. You may notice that the symptoms are worse in the morning

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  • Stiff Hands in the Morning: Non-Arthritic and Arthritic Causes

    Waking up with stiff hands is a relatively common problem with a variety of potential causes. Arthritis, tendon changes, and even nerve compression may be to blame for this annoying and potentially disabling concern.

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  • De Quervain`s Tenosynovitis: Conservative Management and Surgical Treatment

    De Quervain's tenosynovitis (also called de Quervain's disease) is a condition that affects tendons that attach to two muscles of the thumb—extensor pollicis brevis and abductor pollicis longus.1 This condition typically develops from repetitive use of the thumb for activities such as twisting and pinching, but the cause is not always known.

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  • Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) develops when inflammation narrows the tunnel and compresses the nerve.

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Useful Links

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