Pain is your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. But it doesn’t always tell you exactly what’s wrong and if you need medical treatment. So, when pain develops in your hand, wrist or elbow, how do you know whether to treat it at home or see a doctor?
If you have pain on the side of your wrist opposite your thumb, it's called ulnar wrist pain. There are many things that can cause it, and there are several ways to treat it.
Medial epicondylitis (ME) is a pathological condition that arises in laborers and athletes secondary to repetitive wrist flexion and forearm pronation causing degeneration of the common flexor tendon.
The Smith’s fracture is a specific type of injury to the forearm bone (the radius) near the wrist joint.
Trigger finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a condition in which your fingers or thumb get stuck as you bend them.