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Tendinitis Wrist Sprained
Not really: Tendonitis is inflammation of a tendon sheath (the tight passageway where tendons glide). A sprained wrist is an injury of the ligaments of the wrist. Tendons move joints and are attached to muscles. Ligaments connect bones to other bones across joints. Both can happen after trauma (a fall or twisting injury), but a sprain doesn't happen over time like tendonitis can develop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I caught a heavy binder & it bent my wrist backwards. The cyst arose from that trauma. Diagnosis was sprained wrist & tendonitis but it's been 10 mos.?
X-rays can help rule: Out a more severe injury or a ligament injry that needs attention. If a cyst formed it may not just go away by itself as well. If xray is negative and a ligament injury or fracture is still suspected then at times more advanced imaging is used such as mri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Continuation, of my last question, i also just had surgery on my wrist for tendinitis, would i be a candidate for disabiliy?
Hand disablity: Disability decisions are occupational, condition or illness related and diagnosis specific. There are many factors. Some who i operate on are back to work in a day or two, others with certain job specific needs take a lot longer. Its a discussion to have with your surgeon before surgery. ...Read more
I have a lump on my wrist that swells and is very painful. After several test i'm told that its tendinitis. Can i get rid of this?
Let me explain: The first step in treating / preventing tendonitis of the wrist is understanding what caused it. Many general causes of repetitive stress injuries can be contributing factors for tendonitis of the wrist. Stopping the stress. The next step in treating / preventing tendonitis of the wrist is to use proper body mechanics in all wrist related activities. ...Read more
Developed tendinitis in my wrist. I rested as best as i could for 3 wks and as soon as i went back to my normal job it came back. Any advise ?
Few days treatment for wrist tendinitis & now can do the thumb test with little pain & more mobility. Can I go back to lifting weights now? Advice?tnx
Weight training: A general rule after tendonitis or joint irritation has resolved is to go back at half load and half repetition. Wearing a glove or soft splint and avoiding the positions that previously caused irritation is important as well as knowing what may have set the problem off in the first place. Mechanics become even more important. Speak with a trainer, or PT and your doctor to clarlfy things ...Read more
Can tendinitis surgery cause carpal tunnel in my left wrist. I just got carpal tunnel surgery on my right? I'm feeling the same symptoms of it on left
It can be Either: The pain in wrist radiating to hands can be due to tendinitis and carpal tunnel syndrome wrist and hands have more tendons than any other part of the body, it can cause pain, swelling and painfull movements at wrist carpal tunnel can cuasr pain in wrist and hand and numbness and tingling in first three fingers and pain will spread to hand and wrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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