HANP02 De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Related Search Terms:

Washer Woman’s Strain. Thumb Tendinopathy. Thumb Tendinitis. Thumb Tenosynovitis.

Definition:

Inflammation of the protective/lubricating encasing tube of two tendons (Abductor Pollicis Longus & Extensor Policis Brevis) running across the outside of the wrist to the thumb. Characterised by pain in at the base of the thumb, outside wrist and outside of the forearm. Often accompanied by discomfort and a sensation of friction on thumb/wrist movements.

Exercises:

Stretch for Thumb Tendons:

Pronation/Supination Strengthening and Mobilising Exercise:

Wrist Extensor Stretch: ARMM02, ARMM03