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Wrist Pain Causes


RSI refers to Repetitive Strain Injury. It is a term used to describe a range of conditions characterized by pain, inflammation, or damage to muscles, tendons, ligaments, or other soft tissues, typically caused by repetitive movements or overuse. RSI can affect different parts of the body, including the wrists. The discomfort is often exacerbated by continued use of the affected hand or wrist.

Wrist Sprains

A wrist sprain is an injury involving the stretching or tearing of the ligaments (tough, fibrous tissues that connect bones to each other) in the wrist. Wrist sprains are common and can occur as a result of sudden force, impact, or a twisting motion that exceeds the normal range of movement for the wrist.

Sports Injuries

Sports injuries are injuries that your employee can suffer during sports activities or exercise. These injuries can happen to anyone, from amateurs to professionals, and can affect various parts of the body, including the wrist.

Bone Fractures

Wrist bone fractures refer to breaks or cracks in the bones of your wrist. The wrist is a fairly complex joint made up of multiple small bones in the hand. A fracture can occur in any of these wrist bones and become a possible cause of wrist pain.


Falls occur due to an unintentional descent that results in a person coming into contact with the ground or any other surface. The specific mechanism of an injury after a fall can influence the nature and severity of your wrist pain.

Nerve/Pinch Injuries

Nerve/pinch injuries occur when a nerve in the wrist is compressed or irritated, leading to symptoms such as pain, tingling, numbness, or weakness in the area served by that nerve.