Hand and Wrist Handouts

Browse our collection of the most common hand and wrist ailments.

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Carpal Tunnel
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition that causes annoying hand and arm symptoms like numbness and aching. The condition occurs most frequently in women. + View PDF

De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's tenosynovitis is a painful inflammation of the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist. It produces a painful sensation with pressure over the involved area and when the wrist is moved into certain positions. + View PDF

Ganglion Cysts
A ganglion cyst is a bump or mass that forms under the skin. They can occur at any joint or tendon sheath, but most often they appear on the back of the wrist or on the fingers. + View PDF

Trigger Finger
Trigger finger is a common disorder of the hand, which causes a painful catching of the fingers or thumb. The medical name for the condition is stenosing tenosynovitis. + View PDF