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De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

pain in the hands while knitting

5 Ways to Avoid Pain in the Hands While Knitting

By | Arm Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis, Splinting, Thumb Pain, Wrist Pain | No Comments

Many people who enjoy knitting may experience pain or discomfort in the hands or wrist at some point. The repetitive actions involved with knitting exposes one to the development of a number of conditions, the foremost being Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, trigger thumb or De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis. Both conditions can cause pain,…

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De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

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QUESTION: A 35 year old male carpenter has developed pain in his wrist. Using tools at work like screwdrivers and hammers has become very uncomfortable, as have day-to-day activities like turning his car keys and writing. What is the issue?  What is it? De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is the irritation of the two tendons…

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