De Quervains Tenosynovitis

It is due to inflammation of the tendons and tendon sheath around the base of the thumb leading to pain in the thumb and wrist.

Causes
  • Overusage
  • Pregnancy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
Symptoms
  • Pain in thumb and wrist, worse while making fist, grasping and twisting movements.
  • Swelling
  • Catching or snapping sensation while moving the thumb.
  • Difficulty in moving thumb and wrist.
Treatment
Non-Surgical
  • Splints
  • Anti inflammatory medication
  • Activity Modification
  • Steriod Injection
Surgical

Release of tendon sheath at the base of the thumb.

Ask a Query
Book An Appointment

Call Us Today : +91 91600 60909

call

Email:drnaveenreddyortho@gmail.com

email