Wrist Arthritis

About

Wrist arthritis is the wearing, degeneration or less of articular cartilage in a joint. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and traumatic arthritis.

Signs & Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of wrist arthritis include localized pain, loss of motion and a feeling of stiffness, swelling around the joint, crackling or crunching when moving the hand and weakness of the hand.

Treatment Options

  • Rest
  • Ice
  • Compression
  • Elevation
  • Movement

Wrist Tendinitis

About

Tendinitis is the inflammation or irritation of a tendon. This condition can cause pain and tenderness outside of the joint. While tendinitis can occur in any of your tendons, it’s most common around wrists and hands.

Signs & Symptoms

A few of the symptoms associated with wrist tendinitis include pain in the affected limb or joint, tenderness and mild swelling.

Treatment Options

  • Pain relievers
  • PRP therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Other minimally invasive surgeries