Save GO The wrist’s tendons are bundles of long fibrous bands of protein that connect a forearm muscle to a hand bone. Ligaments of the wrist are fibrous bands of tissue that connect the wrist’s carpal bones with each other or with the bones of the forearm and hand. See all images 1 / 2 Share on Facebook Share on Pinterest Share on Twitter Subscribe to our newsletter Print this article Email this article Editor’s Top Picks Guide to Wrist Anatomy What Is a Wrist Sprain? Is My Wrist Broken or Sprained? Soft Tissues of the Wrist Wrist Tendonitis vs. Sprain Is My Hand and Wrist Pain Caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Something Else?