"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.
Golfer’s elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is a painful condition that occurs when a tendon near the elbow is subjected to repetitive forces. While this issue may occur in golfers, it can happen to anyone and cause pain that spans from the wrist to the elbow on the inside of your arm.
A recent study in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research has found that cast immobilization is as effective as surgery for treating older patients with bone fractures near the wrist.
Having pain in your wrist, elbow, or shoulder can be the result of working a manual labor job, tackling physically demanding chores around the house, or simply getting older. However, new research suggests that these common aches and pains could also be linked to your heart health.
Studies have shown that 1 in 8 patients who see a hand surgeon have symptoms of depression. This means that many patients can have hand issues and depression at the same time.