Radiology & Imaging

Real-time MRI captures wrists in motion

In a proof-of-concept study published in The British Journal of Radiology, UC Davis clinicians and researchers have shown that a new, low-field 0.55T MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) system can create clear videos of moving ...


Is your thumb pain de Quervain's tenosynovitis?

De Quervain's tenosynovitis (pronounced da-KWUHR-vanes teena-sine-ah-VITE-us) is a complicated name for a condition that's been referred to as "mother's thumb," "mommy wrist" and "gamer's thumb"—all associated with repetitive ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds wrist temperature linked with future risk of disease

Continuous wrist temperature monitoring can uncover insights into the potential for future disease risk for ailments like type 2 diabetes, hypertension, liver disease, kidney failure, and more. These new findings from Perelman ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Q and A: Avoiding shoulder injuries while shoveling snow

Last winter, I slipped and fell shoveling snow. I have arthritis in one of my shoulders. I'm concerned about having another injury. How common are shoulder injuries during the winter due to shoveling snow and other activities? ...


Why wrists are a common casualty of winter

Winter weather tends to cause a spike in visits to the emergency department, and wrist injuries are one of the biggest reasons. Dr. Sanj Kakar, an orthopedic hand and wrist surgeon at Mayo Clinic, says walking on ice and ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Mayo Clinic minute: What is ulnar wrist pain?

If you have pain on the side of your wrist opposite your thumb, it's called ulnar wrist pain. There are many things that can cause it, and there are several ways to treat it.

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