A 31-year-old male asked:
Tendinitis both wrists?type for living.tried year of physio,6mo off work,now hands free computing.no improvement.chronic pain 6yr+.mri,rheuma,emg -ve.
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Anti-Aging Medicine 20 years experience
Wrist pain: EMG provides evidence of large fiber nerve problems, not small nerve problems. Tendinitis and tendinosis usually show on MRI. If the wrist MRI is negative, then an MRI of the neck may be needed. Also ultrasound of the wrist might be considered as it is higher resolution than MRI and can give dynamic information. Thyroid disorders often cause wrist complaints, so this should be considered too.
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