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Common Gymnastic Wrist Injuries: A Dorsal Wrist Impingement [Infographic]

Posted by Jeremy Gesicki

August 8, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Gymnastics is a wonderful sport that really challenges your body and your reflexes. Unfortunately, it also challenges your joints, especially your knee and wrist joints. As a result, gymnasts often suffer from a dorsal wrist impingement. Learning how to diagnose and treat this wrist injury can help you or your gymnast children from falling victim to this injury.

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Topics: infographic, wrist injuries

Don't let that painful wrist keep you down!

Posted by Andrea Hamel

May 10, 2016 at 2:30 PM

Your wrist doesn't care how it was injured - it just knows that it was injured. Maybe you fell and caught yourself with your outstretched arm. Maybe you've been playing too much Candy Crush or Mah Jong. Maybe arthritis is creeping into that wrist. It doesn't really matter how it happened. You just know that now it hurts to pick up a cup of coffee or grab the steering wheel. It hurts to work out at the gym or to pick up that newborn grandbaby. It hurts to type at work, and forget about Mah Jong!

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Topics: wrist injuries

Hand and Wrist Injuries

Posted by Andrea Hamel

January 25, 2016 at 8:30 AM

Wrist injuries accounting for 3–9% of the all sports injuries. However, wrist pain from repetitive motion in the workplace are much more common.

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Topics: wrist injury, wrist pain, wrist injuries

Common Causes of Wrist Pain: Treating Wrist Injuries

Posted by Andrea Hamel

March 13, 2015 at 2:00 PM

There are a variety of causes of wrist pain ranging from sports and repetitive injuries to medical conditions such as gout or pseudogout. The treatment for wrist injuries depends on the degree and cause of the discomfort and includes interventions such as home-applied first aid to emergency room visits.

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Topics: wrist injuries

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