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What is hand and wrist tendonitis?

Tendonitis is an injury resulting from overuse which results in inflammation, and swelling in the tendon which results in pain.

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What are the symptoms of hand and wrist tendonitis?

  • Pain that gets worse when you move

  • Difficulty moving the joint

  • Feeling a grating or crackling sensation when you move the tendon

  • Swelling


How is hand and wrist tendonitis diagnosed?


​Usually, a physical exam alone can diagnose tendinitis. X-rays or other imaging tests might be used to rule out other conditions that could be causing the symptoms.

How is hand and wrist tendonitis treated?

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