Intersection Syndrome Research Paper

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Intersection Syndrome Intersection syndrome is a condition in which moving the wrist or thumb causes pain and irritation on the inner (radial) side of the forearm. This happens when coverings (sheaths) around connective tissues (tendons) become inflamed. This causes the tendons to rub together and become irritated when you move your wrist and forearm. The tendons rub together at a place where four tendons come together (intersect). Intersection syndrome usually heals in about 6 weeks, with proper treatment. CAUSES This condition may be caused by: • Overuse of muscles in the hand and forearm. This often happens because of repetitive motions. • Sudden increase or change in physical activity. RISK FACTORS This condition is more

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