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What could cause a reoccuring pain in my wrist when I play volleyball or am writing.?

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In brief: Carpal Tunnel

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a thickening of the ligament that crosses over the wrist.
When someone does repetative motion of the hand such as during sports or writing, this ligament can thicken and start to cause pain as well as numbness of the fingers. However, wrist pain can also be caused by a fracture of one of the bones of the wrist and from a strain or pull of another ligament in the wrist.

In brief: Carpal Tunnel

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a thickening of the ligament that crosses over the wrist.
When someone does repetative motion of the hand such as during sports or writing, this ligament can thicken and start to cause pain as well as numbness of the fingers. However, wrist pain can also be caused by a fracture of one of the bones of the wrist and from a strain or pull of another ligament in the wrist.
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