De Quervain's tenosynovitis (pronounced da-KWUHR-vanes teena-sine-ah-VITE-us) is a complicated name for a condition that's been referred to as "mother's thumb," "mommy wrist" and "gamer's thumb"—all associated with repetitive use of the hands and wrist. It is a condition that causes extreme pain in the wrist and thumb area.
Joint injections to relieve the symptoms of hand osteoarthritis are no better than placebo, while the effectiveness of topical creams and gels is uncertain, finds a pooled data analysis of the available evidence, published in the open access journal RMD Open.
A popular type of off-road vehicle known as a "side-by-side" has been linked to high rates of severe hand injuries, according to a new study.
Radial Head Replacement For Acute Complex Elbow Instability: A Long-Term Comparative Cohort Study Of Two Implant Designs
The objective of this study was to compare the long-term clinical and radiological outcomes of two radial head replacement (RHR) designs in the context of complex acute elbow instability.
"Mommy wrist," a nickname for De Quervain's tenosynovitis, can occur in anyone, but women are at higher risk of developing the painful condition according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Mothers of young children are also at a higher risk of developing the painful condition, according to the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.