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Ulnar sided wrist pain on lifting weights?

Ulnar sided wrist pain on lifting weights?

Impingement: This could be a due to a variety of conditions ranging from a simple strain or sprain or could be indicative of nerve, cartilage or bone injury. I would advise evaluation by a hand surgeon if this persists beyond 7-10 days for an exam and diagnostic imaging for such conditions as tfcc cartilage tear or ulnar plus variance, etc. ...Read more

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I have wrist pain when i bend my wrist and when i put weight on it, why? I can't do any workout that requires me to put my body weight on it.

I have wrist pain when i bend my wrist and when i put weight on it, why? I can't do any workout that requires me to put my body weight on it.

Need exam!: Apparently no hx. Of any injury to your wrist, correct?How long have you had this pain? Dominant hand?Pain w/ weight bearing could be many things including wrist sprain ( scapholunate ligament injury ), subclinical ganglion cyst, tfcc injury and a host of other things.See your ors for adequate history ; exam., etc. Good luck! ...Read more

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Wrist pain/ache runnindown the forearm slightly and fingers..happens often. Over a year now. Iwant to weight lift butwhen I start a new problem arises?

Wrist pain/ache runnindown the forearm slightly and fingers..happens often. Over a year now. Iwant to weight lift butwhen I start a new problem arises?

Your body doesn't: lie (from the neck down!) Listen to it. This symptom suggests some injury or nerve pain/dysfunction. Since it has persisted for a year, I would consult an Orthopedic Hand Specialist or Neurologist for diagnostic evaluation and possible treatment. Avoid any strain on your forearm and hand until you have pursued this. All the best:) ...Read more

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My left wrist pain doesnt go away after a month. Dont remb any trauma to it. only hurts (sharp pain)when I bend my hand backwards/supp weight wif palm?

My left wrist pain doesnt go away after a month. Dont remb any trauma to it. only hurts (sharp pain)when I bend my hand backwards/supp weight wif palm?

Wrist sprain: Sounds as though you likely have a wrist sprain. Although fractures initially, if minor trauma, may look benign in nature and the swelling and bruising may develop over the following hours. Something to keep an eye on and if worsens quickly, see your local doctor. ...Read more

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Over the last 4-5 weeks I have been having right wrist pain with numbness in my pinky and ring finger. The pain & decreased ROM has worsened. I have trouble lifting any weight at times. My forearm muscle will also have severe spasms and my bicep will ach

Over the last 4-5 weeks I have been having right wrist pain with numbness in my pinky and ring finger. The pain & decreased ROM has 
worsened. I have trouble lifting any weight at times. My forearm muscle will also have severe spasms and my bicep will ach

Ulnar Nerve entrapme: Hi Cindykay A700, What you describe could be an entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the wrist (Guyon's Canal) or further up at the inside of the elbow (by the funny bone). You need to see a hand surgeon for diagnosis and you may require nerve conduction studies to determine the exact location. ...Read more

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Scar tissue brachial plexus debulked surgically 2010; residual weakness, inflexibility hand, wrist; pain there now with heavy lifting. Avoid lifting?

Scar tissue brachial plexus debulked surgically 2010; residual weakness, inflexibility hand, wrist; pain there now with heavy lifting. Avoid lifting?

Get re-evaluated: Find a vascular surgeon with experience in area of brachial plexus problems or thoracic outlet syndrome, as these issues are complex and often solutions can be devised. In most cases, specialized EMG studies will be needed to ascertain what is occurring, and this too will require finding an experienced clinician. ...Read more

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Wrist pain when lifting?

Wrist pain when lifting?

Depends: Causes of wrist pain during lifting include tendonitis, synovitis (early arthritis), wrist sprain (ligament injury) just to name a few. If syndromes persist despite rest and activity modification, see you doctor or a hand specialist for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some causes of wrist pain?

What are some causes of wrist pain?

Many: There are may causes of wrist pain, given your age the most common would be tendinitis and a ganglion cyst. Please be specific about where you are having the pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Wrist pain is a symptom where one has sharp or dull pain in his wrist, which may or may not be accompanied by pain or funny sensations in other ...Read more