Wrist Joint Pain?

Wrist joint pain can have a number of causes. If you are experiencing wrist pain, every day activities including eating, driving, opening doors and jars, and even writing can be painful and difficult. What is the cause of your pain and what are the best treatment options?

Wrist Anatomy

The wrist is comprised of two bones of the forearm, the radius and ulna, and a row of carpal bones of the hand. In addition, various tendons cross the joint to allow for movement of the the wrist and fingers. Nerves also cross the joint and function to innervate muscles that allow for movement. Injury to any one of these structures can lead to pain and limited function.

Use the following information and treatment recommendations to help relieve your symptoms and guide you back to the activities you enjoy.

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Scaphoid Fracture
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Ganglion Cyst
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