Flexor carpi radialis (FCR) and flexor carpi ulnaris (FCU) tendons are located on the radial and ulnar aspects of the wrist, respectively.
Tendonitis of these tendons may occur from t...
Pain and possible swelling on volar aspect of wrist
Increase in pain with activity and gripping
Possible crepitus at the site with movement or palpation
Possible acute or r...
Avoiding provocative activities
Wrist splint in 25 degrees of palmar flexion 2[C] for 1 to 2 wk or until symptoms improve
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory ...
When introducing a new activity or increasing a current activity, do so slowly to help prevent an overuse injury.
Allow time for recovery between practices and competition...
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FCR and FCU tendonitis usually responds to conservative treatment.
Steroid/lidocaine injection can be diagnostic as well as therapeutic.
Surgery is rarely needed.
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