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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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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Wrist Pain (Definition)

Pain coming from the wrist. In general, the wrist is described as including the radial-carpal joint, the radial-ulnar joint, the joints between the eight carpal bones, and the joints between the carpal bones and the five metacarpal bones. Wrist pain can be caused from traumatic, degenerative, vascular, and inflammatory causes ...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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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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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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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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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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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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What can I do to minimize wrist pain from typing?

Splints and position: Most wrist pain from typing is caused by poor positioning and movement of the wrist. You should wear straight wrist splints and adjust the height of the keyboard so your elbows are bent at 90 degrees. Also use a keyboard not just a laptop. ...Read more

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How to cure wrist pain and discomfort when typing?

How to cure wrist pain and discomfort when typing?

Wrist pain: There may not be a cure if you do daily constant typing. You can try a wrist pad for your computer keyboard. Also try increasing your seat height which can relieve stress to the wrist. ...Read more

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Is it true that doing pushups can eliminate wrist pain?

Is it true that doing pushups can eliminate wrist pain?

No and be careful: As push-ups are not the way to treat wrist pain while if you have wrist pain and do a modified push up you can strengthen your wrist and forearm it is very dependent upon making sure you first don't make things worse you really need to get a diagnosis first because you want to make sure you're not going to harm yourself with loading your wrists more. ...Read more

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What can cause wrist pain 12 years after a broken wrist?

What can cause wrist pain 12 years after a broken wrist?

Malunion: If the fracture did not heal correctly or a malunion, over 10-12 years the wrist bones will shift out of position and lead to arthritis causing the wrist pain. See a hand surgeon for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can I get someone who always has neck and wrist pain?

What can I get someone who always has neck and wrist pain?

See your doctor: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Why do I have right wrist pain when I bend it a certain way?

Why do I have right wrist pain when I  bend it a certain way?

Wrist pain: If you notice a lump @ the wrist at the same time, it may be due to a ganglion cyst which is a form of arthritis where the lining of the wrist bones protrudes out from the bones causing pain. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Weight Training (Definition)

This is an exercise program focusing on strength training via use of resistance. The weights used can be barbells, dumb bells, track machines with ...Read more