The tendons in your wrist connect the forearm muscles to the bones in your hands and fingers. When these tendons become inflamed or irritated, you are likely suffering from a condition called wrist tendonitis. Wrist tendonitis symptoms include swelling around the joint, warmth and redness of tendons, and immobility
At Barrington Orthopedic Specialists, our expert, highly-trained specialists can treat wrist arthritis with nonsurgical treatments such as anti-inflammatory medication, hand therapy, and cortisone injection. When initial conservative treatments fail to provide you with the relief you deserve, wrist tendon repair surgery may be recommended to relieve painful symptoms. Our team will work alongside you during your surgery and provide you with rehabilitative advice to ensure you get back to the activities you love.
If you are currently struggling with wrist tendonitis, do not allow your condition to worsen. Schedule your first consultation with the team at Barrington Orthopedic Specialists today. If you’re in an emergency situation, visit the Immediate Care Clinic at our Schaumburg, IL location.
When initial conservative care treatment options have failed to modify the symptoms, then surgery may be recommended.
In this procedure, the tight tendon sheath area that has been restricting the tendon movements can be released. In addition, any inflamed tissue in the area can also be removed at that time. This will create needed space thus allowing the tendon to move freely.
Surgery can be quite successful in improving the pain of tendonitis in patients in which the non-surgical approaches have failed.