Wrist & Hand Pain
Symptoms of Wrist & Hand Pain
Wrist pain is often caused by sprains which may arise from sports like tennis and badminton, as well as everyday tasks such as lifting, writing and repetitive strain during work like hair dressing.
- Injury or overuse can cause tendonitis (inflammation of the tendons) or bursitis (the swelling and inflammation of the bursa). The bursa is a sac filled with fluid which forms under the skin, often over the joints, and acts as a cushion between the tendons and bones
- If you are suffering from inflammation in the wrist then try applying the RICE principle of Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
- Once any inflammation subsides, do some gentle mobilising exercises. Symptoms should improve within a few days. If not, it is recommended that you visit your GP for advice. Your doctor might also suggest wearing a splint or brace to support the wrist
How can Biofreeze help?
We recommend the use of: Biofreeze Gel
- The gel-dispensing tube is particularly well-suited for hands-on massage applications
- A safe and effective alternative to oral pain killers
- Consult a doctor if symptoms do not improve or worsen
Did you Know...
Wrist tendonitis occurs most frequently in those between the age of 30-50 years old and is 10 times more common in women.*