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Wrist Injury (cont.)

Wrist Injury Causes

The most common cause of wrist injuries is a fall on an outstretched hand.

  • You can also have wrist pain from repetitive use that results in an inflammation of the tendons (tendonitis). This is termed a repetitive motion injury and is really not a true sprain.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome is another common wrist injury that may occur from repetitive motion.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/12/2014
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