Hand Pain

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  1. larry10s

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    anyone ever have tendinitis inthe back(dorsum) of the hand where the tendens insert into the metacarpals?
     
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  2. LeeD

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    I don't access medical terms, but the back of my left hand, base of the little and ring finger, always seems to ache badly, enough so I can't grip the racket. 600mgs of Ibu does the deed, but takes 40 minutes.
     
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  3. blakesq

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    I have pain near my index finger's metacarpal (I believe its the 2nd metacarpal) on my playing hand. It never bother me much till i started doing the tennis elbow excercises on the flexbar. Now it is hard to put weight on my hand. will try the ibuprofen.

     
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  4. kiteboard

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    Cut my tendons across the back of the hand at work once. Fingers on stick hand stopped working. hand surgery reattached the tendons, and left a zorro scar there, and a bulge of tendons attached to the underside of my skin, so the entire back of the hand moves with each motion of my hand, and bugs the living **** out of me.
     
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  5. charliefedererer

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    Do you think this could be a Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) problem?
    "Symptoms include:
    pain on the little-finger side of the wrist
    clicking sound or feeling or a catching sensation when moving the wrist"
    - http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/sma/sma_trifibcc_sma.htm
    There was a recent TT thread on TFCC:
    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=91212
     
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  6. Racer41c

    Racer41c Semi-Pro

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    Yep I have had it. I had an MRI handy that I had the doc look at. He checked it out and didn't see anything. So I did 3 straight days of deep massage on everything that connects to my wrist and iced afterwards. I bought a wrist sling thing for the icing which helped a lot. Currently (knock on wood) my wrist doesn't hurt/ache. I tried a lot of streaching and exercises and nothing really worked except the massage.

    Hope it helps, wrist/hand pains suck.
     
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  7. larry10s

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    thanks for the advice so far mobic and ice is helping. will keep you posted.if others have more comments dont stop now:)
     
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  8. mark999

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    if you think it's TFCC then go to wristwidget.com for info. there is a simple test on site you can perform to test your hand.
     
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  9. LeeD

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    Thanks, CharlieFedererer...
    I guess I don't really need a diagnosis, as I don't have medical insurance and can't do anything about it anyways. But thanks!!! And I think you answered my thread a few month ago, thanks.
    I also have a 28 month old sprained left ankle which I won't rest to heal, a couple of hips that seem to almost want to dislocate, a really bad left rotator that 6 years ago, I couldn't raise that arm over my head, and a few other physical problems associated with tendons and ligaments.
    Life's tough when you get old.
     
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  10. ManuGinobili

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    Geez LeeD do you really take ibuprofen every time you play?... Tried that stuff last night and I have to say it worked magic, no inflammation in my ECU and ulnar at all. But it's definitely not good for u in the long run lol...
     
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