One of the most common causes of wrist and hand pain, osteoarthritis is characterized by the loss of cartilage surrounding your joints – resulting in discomfort, swelling and stiffness.
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
Caused by repetitive overuse the median nerve is compressed in your wrist, resulting in numbness, tingling and weakness.
DE QUERVAIN’S TENOSYNOVITIS
De Quervain’s tenosynovitis affects the tendons of your wrist. It results in many uncomfortable symptoms, including pain, swelling and difficulty moving your thumb.
Trigger finger is a painful condition that causes one of your fingers to become stuck in a bent position, usually due to inflammation of the nearby tendons.
WRIST OR FINGER TENDINITIS
Tendinitis occurs when the tendons in your wrists or fingers become inflamed, causing pain, tenderness and mild swelling.
Ganglion cysts are fluid-filled lumps that develop in the hand. In severe cases, they can become painful and interfere with normal function.