Wrist

Wrist pain is often caused by sprains or fractures from sudden injuries. It can also result from long-term problems such as arthritis, repetitive stress & carpal tunnel syndrome.

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture Treatment in Singapore

Table of Contents Dupuytren’s contracture Causes, incidence, and risk factors Symptoms Signs and tests Treatment Expectations (prognosis) Complications Calling your health care provider Prevention Dupuytren’s contracture Dupuytren’s contracture is a painless thickening and contracture of tissue beneath the skin on the palm of the hand and fingers. Causes, incidence, and risk factors The cause is …

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Resisted flexion of each finger separately

Table of Contents Positioning and Procedure Common Mistakes Anatomical Structures Tested Positioning and Procedure The subject presents his hand palm downwards. The examiner stabilizes the wrist with one hand. With the other hand he applies resistance to the distal phalanx of each finger respectively. Common Mistakes None. Anatomical Structures Tested: Muscle function: Flexor digitorum superficialis …

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Muscles controlling the fingers – Resisted extension of each finger separately

Positioning and procedure The subject presents his hand palm downwards. The examiner stabilizes the wrist with one hand. With the other, he applies resistance to the distal phalanx of each finger respectively. Common mistakes None. Anatomical structures tested: Muscle function: Extension of the index finger: Extensor indicis proprius Tendon to the index finger of the …

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Dorsal Impaction Syndrome

Dorsal impaction is a chronic pain syndrome caused by repetitive axial loading of the wrist in dorsiflexion. This injury is common in young gymnasts. Symptoms Pain is felt on the back of the wrist. The pain is increased with dorsiflexion and loading of the wrist. Treatment Treatment should include: modification of training programs; wrist strengthening …

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Squeaker’s Wrist

Table of Contents Symptoms Aetiology Clinical Findings Investigations Treatment Referrals Exercise Prescription Evaluation of Treatment Outcomes Differential Diagnoses Prognosis Symptoms There is exercise-induced pain and crepitation and swelling 6-8 cm proximal to Lister’s tubercle at the wrist. Aetiology These symptoms are caused by a peri-tendinous bursitis between the first (abductor pollucis longus, extensor pollucis brevis) …

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