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.

About Doctor:

Dr. Naveen Reddy is one of the Best Orthopedic Surgeons in Hyderabad. He has over 10 years of experience. Having completed his post graduation in Orthopedics, (D’Ortho and DNB Ortho, he was part of the Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad – 2009-2017. He has had the experience of working with the Best Orthopaedic Surgeons and gained extensive expertise in managing simple, complex trauma, knee and hip replacements. His patients consider him to be the best orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad. He has a fellowship in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty from world-renowned center Galeazzi Institute of Orthopedics, Milan, Italy under Prof Dr Lugi Zagra where he had great exposure and gained knowledge complex Hip & Knee Replacements.

The range of services provided by him includes Trauma – Fracture treatment, Knee Joint Replacement, Hip Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy, Sports Injuries Treatment, PRP & BEMAC Injections, Viscosupplementation, Stem Cell Treatment etc.

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