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Bilateral Wrist Pain
Is intramuscular stimulation a good idea for chronic bilateral wrist pain? Pain present when putting pressure while extending wrist, ex: wall push up.
Chronic bilateral: Wrist pain should be evaluated to include nerve compression, bone issues such as keinbocks, inflammatory conditions such as arthritis or lyme disease or inflammatory arthridites, tendinitis, name a few. Not sure what you mean by intramuscular stimulation as there are no significant muscles in your wirst area to stimulate. Tendons nerve blood vessels and bones and ligament are there not muscles.See 1 more doctor answer
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
Physiotherapist wants to do dry needling to neck and forearm for chronic bilateral wrist pain (1 yr roughly)thoughts on opinions on this procedure? He thinks there is compression of nerves.
Treatment options: Dry needling is very helpful for trigger points. I didn't actually know that dry needling could be used in the manner you described. There are many treatment options depending on the cause of wrist pain. Has the source of your wrist pain been diagnosed? I can't comment on the treatment plan that was offered to you. As a medical acupuncturist, I am not familiar with this approach to wrist pain.See 2 more doctor answers
What could cause bilateral wrist and shoulder pain with no obvious injury of any kind? Just seems to come out of no where
Carpel tunnel syn: You may have a medical condition called "carpel tunnel syndrome". Please get evaluated by your doctor.See 1 more doctor answer
2012 Guyon's decompres. On R wrist.6 yrs pain. Cervical straight neck. Bilateral ulnar pain @wrist & elbow. Shoulder/Trapez. Intense pain. Diagnosis? HELP!
Complicated: That sounds like a very complicated problem that has no simple solution. You have had all the diagnostic tests and used the medications I would have tried. Have you seen a neurologist or a pain specialist? This would be my own recommendation at this point.
Had knee pain/swelling for a month, after that I had bilateral joint pain wrists, shoulders, hands since 15y/o.Now the bone in fngers is larger. Why?
7 yrs bilateral ulnar pain at wrist/elbow. 3mm bulge@C4.NegativeEMG/NCV. Edema at ulna, fat atrophy at opponen digiti minimi. No mass. Shoulder/neck pain?
Depends: Wrist pain without fracture is usually due to tendonitis, synovitis (early arthritis), wrist sprain (ligament injury) and arthritis (degenerative and inflammatory). Occasionally wrist pain is the result of something more complicated (cartilage tear, kienbock's, etc). If symptoms persist despite rest and activity modification, see you doctor or a hand specialist for a comprehensive evaluation.See 2 more doctor answers
Brace and rest: Wear a brace, take NSAID's if you can tolerate, apply ice, rest. If your pain does not improve or if you have a lot of pain, see a specialist. If you have an injury, see a specialist to make sure that you do not have a fracture or a torn ligament.See 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Wrist pain can be caused by many things. Doctors are trained to make a diagnosis and treat. The treatment for pain of arthritis (anti-inflammatants) is different from the treatment for carpal tunnel pain (surgery or splints) which is different from trauma pain (rest/casting or sometimes surgery or physical therapy) which is different for nerve pain, etc. See your doctor for a diagnosis.See 1 more doctor answer
Caution: You should discuss this with your supervison and risk management person and with hr. See your doctor or worker compensation provider. Splinting may be needed. Work modification may be needed. Medications may be needed. Imaging such as an x-ray may be needed. Other diagnostic studies may be needed. Often simple things can be done to help prevent pain or modify discomfort. Ask!See 1 more doctor answer
Wrist Pain: First thing is rest the wrist. Second thing, have it evaluated as there are many forms of wrist pain, some of which i.E scaphoid and scapho-lunate ligament injuries, can get always get a lot worse. There are certain conditions that are readily treatable non-surgically early on, only to be come difficult surgical challenges if left to progress.See 1 more doctor answer
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