Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Tendinitis Wrist Underlying Cause

Wrist tendonitis is caused by forceful, repetitive motion of the wrist.

Common causes of wrist tendinitis include:

  • Bricklaying
  • Racket sports
  • Tile setting
  • Typing
  • Weight lifting

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Last Updated: Sep 4, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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