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Discomfort or injury affecting the wrist joint or the surrounding tissues. Wrist pain can have various causes, such as overuse, trauma, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or infection.
A general term for any discomfort or unpleasant sensation in the hand or fingers. It can be caused by overuse, injury, infection, inflammation, nerve damage, arthritis, or other conditions.
A loss of sensation or feeling in the hand or fingers. It can be caused by compression, injury, or damage to the nerves that supply the hand. It can also be a symptom of vascular issues, diabetes, stroke, multiple sclerosis, or other diseases.
An injury that involves stretching or tearing of the muscles or tendons that support the wrist joint. Wrist strain can result from repetitive motions, sudden twisting, or excessive force on the wrist. Symptoms of wrist strain include pain, swelling, stiffness, and reduced range of motion.
A condition where one or more joints in the hand or wrist become stiff and immobile. It can be caused by overuse, trauma, infection, arthritis, and metabolic diseases.
A condition where the median nerve that runs through a narrow passage in the wrist (the carpal tunnel) becomes compressed by swelling or inflammation of the surrounding tissues. It can cause numbness, tingling, pain, and weakness in the thumb and first three fingers.
A general term for any pain in the wrist area. It can be caused by carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, sprain, fracture, tendonitis, ganglion cyst (a fluid-filled lump near a joint), or other conditions.
Hand Strain: A condition where the muscles or tendons in the hand become overstretched or torn due to excessive force or repetitive use. It can cause pain, swelling, bruising, and reduced range of motion.
Hand Sprain: A condition where the ligaments that connect the bones in the hand become overstretched or torn due to excessive force or twisting. It can cause pain, swelling, bruising, and reduced range of motion.
A condition where one or more joints in the hand become inflamed and degenerated due to wear and tear over time. It can cause pain, swelling, stiffness, and reduced function.
Localized areas of muscle tightness and tenderness that can cause referred pain and dysfunction in the wrist and hand. Wrist myofascial trigger points can develop from chronic stress, overuse, poor posture, or injury to the muscles of the forearm or hand. Symptoms of wrist myofascial trigger points include pain in specific patterns along the arm and hand, reduced grip strength, and limited mobility.
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