Wrist pain or open wrist is a type of syndrome that prevents the patient using their hand due to a dolorous wrist, sometimes, the pain may even be very strong, going in crescendo when trying to apply some force. Normally it's caused after too strong a demand to the wrist, as is the case with weight lifters, athletes in general, or even bricoleurs.
Remedies and causes
- If there is no inflammation the use of a simple leather or neoprene wrist brace its recommended (or even steel-reinforced one, after applying hot or cold pads, in the first moments).
Wrist pain can be caused by one or more of a number of different disorders, such as:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Wrist osteoarthritis
- Kienbock's disease
- Scaphoid fracture
- Scapholunate dissociation
- Carpal boss
- Ganglion cyst
- Ulnar nerve entrapment, sometimes due to wrist or elbow abnormalities such as Guyon's canal syndrome or cubital tunnel syndrome
- Wrist fracture, Wrist sprain
- Tendonitis wrist (Extensor) or thumb (DeQuervains)
- "Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Fact Sheet". National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
- "Symptoms". Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Mayo Clinic.