Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Bursitis Wrist Risk Factors

Risk factors for wrist bursitis include:

  • Advanced age
  • High risk activities:
    • Raking
    • Gardening
    • Biking (leaning on the wrists)
    • Shoveling
    • Painting
    • Golf
    • Skiing
    • Throwing or pitching
  • History for rheumatoid arthritis
  • History for lupus
  • History for thyroid disease
  • History for gout

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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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