Tag Archives: Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Posted on May 20, 2019 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

Wrist pain – De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis (DQT) is a painful condition in the first dorsal wrist extensor compartment. In this compartment, there is abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons. Normally, these two tendons slide smoothly through a fibrous sheath (i.e. a small tunnel, sometimes known as a pulley) that binds […]

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Wrist Anatomy and Tenosynovitis

Posted on October 25, 2018 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

This time, Neil Liffen, director of East Coast Physio Ltd (ECP) discusses the wrist anatomy with particular emphasis on the back of the hand and common sites of tenosynovitis. In completing a BSc Physiotherapy and MSc Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Neil has always been fascinated by the human anatomy and learning ligaments, tendons, muscles etc. An […]

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