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What type of injury would cause pain with external rotation?

What type of injury would cause pain with external rotation?

Ligaments & capsule: Pain with external rotation of a joint can be casued by a sprain of the normal structures that control or limit the specific external rotational movement. In the shoulder the static stabilizers that most limit exteranl rotation are the capsule and anteroinferior and middle glenohumeral ligaments. Injured joint surface (cartilage) can also cause pain as the injured portion rotates across the joint. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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I have recently endured a wrist injury, I need advice. Work or not? Typing causes more pain

I have recently endured a wrist injury, I need advice. Work or not? Typing causes more pain

Type with a splint: Wrist injuries can be a real problem. They should be evaluated by a hand surgeon to rule out a ligament tear. ...Read more

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How can I relieve thumb pain caused by typing and texting?

How can I relieve thumb pain caused by typing and texting?

See below: You might have to cut back on the amount of texting and typing that you do. It is possible that your body cannot tolerate your current level of activity. You may need some hand therapy with an occupational therapist. Sometimes a splint may be needed as well. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden difficulty writing and typing?

What would cause sudden difficulty writing and typing?

Acute neuro problem: Sudden loss of ability to perform fine finger/hand coordination activity could be due to a small stroke, at an age. Have it checked out..Now. ...Read more

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How wouldes typing and texting cause carpal tunnel syndrome?

How wouldes typing and texting cause carpal tunnel syndrome?

Repetition: Repetitive flexion and extension of the wrist might produce a localized inflammation termed a synovitis, which can narrow the carpal tunnel beneath the transverse carpal ligament. ...Read more

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What causes one hand to become paler than the other while typing?

What causes one hand to become paler than the other while typing?

Carpal tunnel: Likely carpal tunnel syndrome. The nerve (usually median) gets compressed causing pin/needles sensation. The artery also runs through the same canal so it may get compressed cutting off a little blood supply resulting in slight pallor compared to the other hand. Take frequent breaks and stretch your hands and wrists. ...Read more

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What can cause cramps in my fingers while typing?

What can cause cramps in my fingers while typing?

See below: Carpal tunnel syndrome which is a compression of the median nerve in the wrist could cause these symptoms. Sometimes overuse of the tendons and muscles of the forearm and hand can cause these symptoms. Occasionally a neurological condition called writers cramp dystonia may also cause these symptoms as well. See a physiatrist or neurologist. ...Read more

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I was wondering what could be the cause of a thobbing pain in my right arm close to my wrist. I work as a bank teller and am constantly typing?

I was wondering what could be the cause of a thobbing pain in my right arm close to my wrist. I work as a bank teller and am constantly typing?

Tendonitis or CTS: Your pain is likely either a tendonitis or carpal tunnel syndrome. A good exam by your physician should be able to narrow in on the cause. In the meantime, stretching, rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medication can all be beneficial. ...Read more