Please see the index below for a list of all our articles on Hand and Wrist Injuries.

If you are new to the subject, we recommend starting with: Guide to Wrist Anatomy

Diagnosing wrist tendonitis includes a physical examination, evaluation of medical history, and conducting certain clinical tests. Sometimes, medical imaging tests may be ordered.
Diagnosing a wrist sprain includes a physical examination of the injured wrist, evaluation of medical history, and conducting wrist instability tests. Sometimes, medical imaging and/or invasive diagnostic tests may be ordered.
The wrist is among the most complex joints in the body. In fact, it may be argued that there is no such thing as a single “wrist joint,” since the wrist contains many joints that function together to move the hand.

Although wrist sprains and fractures have many of the same symptoms, there are a few telltale signs of a fracture to be aware of.