Tag Archives: De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis And Thumb Pain

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis Treatment

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis Tendon Sheath Inflammation De Quervain’s tenosynovitis causes pain around the base of the thumb. A pain often experienced when using or moving their thumb into a hitch-hiking posture and performing actions with the wrist and thumb angled as such that they are pointing down towards the floor. And functionally triggered with gripping, […]

Gamer’s Thumb An Increasingly Common Problem

Gamer’s Thumb An Increasingly Common Problem

What Is Gamer’s Thumb? Gamer’s thumb is a colloquial name given to a condition medically known as De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis. A condition not exclusive to Gamer’s but also relatively common amongst musicians and during pregnancy as well as postpartum in breastfeeding mothers. Onset is most commonly associated with chronic overuse of the thumb and wrist […]