de Quervain's Tenosynovitis Diagnosis

Posted by on 7/2/2017 to Wrist Pain & Injury
de Quervain's Tenosynovitis Diagnosis
Diagnosis of de Quervain's Tenosynovitis is based on the location of pain, functioning of the hand, and the presence of swelling. To perform the test, the therapist grasps the thumb and ulnar deviates the hand sharply. If sharp pain occurs along the distal radius, de Quervain's tenosynovitis will likely be the diagnosis.

What are the Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Posted by on 6/19/2017 to Wrist Pain & Injury
What are the Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Early treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is important for making sure that this condition doesn't worsen to the point of permanent nerve damage or wasted away muscles in the thumb (muscle atrophy).