- Wrist injury or fracture to the wrist/forearm.
- Frequent use of vibrating tools.
- Repetitive motion with a bent wrist (typing).
- Numbness, burning, tingling or pain in hand and fingers.
- Increased discomfort at night and in the morning
- Discomfort with prolonged wrist flexion.
- Weakness in the hand.
Treatment from the Physiotherapist will be centred on attempting to decrease inflammation in the wrist and minimise aggravating activities.
Splints and tape can be used to correct movements and aid in the resting period of the injury.
An exercise programme can aid in improving the symptoms, combined with nerve glides has shown excellent results for treating carpal tunnel syndrome