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De Quervain's Tenosynovitis, a.k.a. Mama Thumb

Dr Teh Kok Kheng, Consultant Hand & Microsurgeon | Nor Haryanny bt Mohd Sofian, Senior Occupational Therapist, Sunway Medical Center

09-Jul-15 16:05

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis, a.k.a. Mama Thumb

Try to grab something or pinch. If the base of your thumb hurts and you struggle to move your thumbs, you may be suffering from De Quervain's Tenosynovitis. A condition that affects the tendons between your thumb and wrist, De Quervain's Tenosynovitis is also called Mama Thumb or Gamer’s Thumb. Dr Teh Kok Kheng and Ms Nor Haryanny from Sunway Medical Center explain this painful condition and how therapy can help.


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