Point tenderness in the wrist

De Quervain

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is inflammation of the synovium or sheath that surrounds two tendons in the wrist, which attach to the base of the thumb. It is a form of repetitive strain injury which can be exacerbated by sporting and work activities. The inflammation can cause pain and restrict movement in the wrist, but in …

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wrist sprain - tendonitis

Wrist Tendonitis

Wrist tendonitis or wrist tendinopathy is inflammation, or more likely degeneration,of any of the flexor or extensor tendons in the wrist. Repetitive movement and overuse can cause stiffness and pain in the wrist, and there can also be swelling. Sports and repetitive work are common causes of tendonitis. Wrist tendonitis symptoms Symptoms of wrist tendonitis …

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TFCC tear wrist injury


A TFCC tear is an injury to the triangular fibrocartilage complex found in the wrist. It is caused either by sudden trauma, or may develop gradually. TFCC tear symptoms Symptoms of a TFCC tear include wrist pain on the little pinky finger side. There will be tenderness over the back of the wrist. Pain worsens …

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Distal Radial Epiphysis Injury

A distal radial epiphysis injury is an injury to the growth plate at the wrist end of the radius bone in the forearm. It mostly affects young athletes and is most often caused by overuse. Resting and changing training accordingly can help, although activities that exacerbate wrist pain should be stopped. It more commonly affects …

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Wrist sprain

Sprained Wrist & Wrist Strain

A sprained wrist is an injury to any of the ligaments which connect bone to bone in the wrist. A wrist strain (or strained wrist) is an injury to any of the tendons which connect muscles to bone enabling movement in the wrist. On this page: Wrist sprain or wrist strain? Sprained wrist Strained wrist …

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Scaphoid fracture

Scaphoid Fracture

The scaphoid is one of the small group of bones in the wrist called the carpal bones. It is the most common carpal bone to fracture among athletes, often caused by falling onto an outstretched hand. Scaphoid fracture symptoms Symptoms of a scaphoid fracture include: Pain in the wrist at the time of injury. Rapid …

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