- By Joel Streed
Is your thumb pain de Quervain’s tenosynovitis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
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 use of the hands and wrist. It is a condition that causes extreme pain in the wrist and thumb area. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Sanjeev Kakar, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, says that there are specific treatment options that can help. To listen, click the link below.