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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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thumb pain

Thumb Pain

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QUESTION: A 32 year old male was skiing whilst on holiday and fell on his outstretched hand, resulting in his thumb hyperextending. It is now painful and swollen. His thumb feels unstable and he is having difficulty turning keys, holding his coffee mug, and writing. What is the problem? What Is It?…

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