Most wrist pain comes from arthritis or an injury to your wrist joint, but certain systemic diseases can also affect the bones and tissues in your wrist. These include diabetes, gout, Paget's disease, leukemia, scleroderma and lupus erythematosus.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is common in people who perform repetitive motions of the hand and wrist, such as typing. The condition occurs most often in people 30 to 60 years old, and is more common in women than men.
Some of the conditions associated with carpal tunnel syndrome include:
Elbow Injuries and Disorders
Many things can make elbow hurt. A common cause is tendinitis, an inflammation or injury to the tendons that attach muscle to bone. This is a sports injury, often from playing tennis or golf, so another name is tennis elbow, also possible get tendinitis from overuse of the elbow.
Other causes of elbow pain include sprains, strains, fractures, dislocations, bursitis and arthritis. Treatment depends on the cause.
Like situation in neck and shoulder pain, now, more common cause in wrist and hand pain is overused hands in computer key board. Acupuncture needle can help a lot for pain relief and management.
Write by Chen Xia, PhD, LAc
June 13, 2008
Resources used: Medical Encyclopedia, National Library of Medicine