Ganglion of the Wrist

What is Ganglion of the Wrist? A wrist ganglion is a swelling is a condition where the swelling generally occurs over the back of the hand or wrist. These are filled with fluid capsules and benign. However, ganglion is not cancerous. Although they may grow in size, they won’t spread to other parts of the […]

DeQuervains Tenosynovitis

What is DeQuervains Tenosynovitis? DeQuervains tenosynovitis is a pain resulted from irritation or inflammation of the wrist tendons at the base of the thumb. Pain is experienced with movement of the thumb. This inflammation is called ‘stenosing tenosynovitis” This simply means that the inflammation involves the synovium and tendons that control the movement of the thumb. DeQuervains Tenosynovitis Facts: How […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

An Introduction to the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome In the human wrist there is a sheath of tough connective tissue which envelopes and protects one nerve, median and tendons. It is attached to the muscles, wrist and hand bones. This is called the carpal tunnel which is the space between the sheath above and the bones […]

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