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Wrist Pain

Causes, Symptoms & Prevention Tips

We’re sorry your wrist and joints are screaming! Here’s some useful info and tips about wrist pain to help you turn down the volume. That way you can get back to wrangling that garden hose or finishing that 5K.

COMMON CAUSES:

  • Sports-related injuries
  • Yard work and gardening
  • Repetitive motion
  • Chronic conditions like arthritis and gout

COMMON SYMPTOMS:

  • Inflammation
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Difficulty moving and loss in range of movement
  • Tenderness

PREVENTING PAIN:

  • Stretch daily and move joints through full range of motion. Stretching in the morning provides a quick energy boost and increases blood flow, thus easing joint pain
  • Shift positions when sitting at work, watching TV or reading to prevent stiffness
  • Use protective gear during sports activities
  • Maintain a weight that is healthy for your body type