Continuous use of the hands and fingers, as
when knitting or doing needlepoint with the wrist bent
Frequent bending or twisting of the wrist, as when using a
Repeated squeezing or gripping with the hand, as when
using a spray bottle
Moving the fingers while the wrist is bent
inward or flexed, as when playing musical instruments or typing
Use of vibrating tools such as
Use of a cane, wheelchair, or crutches, or doing certain
sports (such as long-distance cycling) that require continuous forceful
grasping with the wrist in an awkward position.
Bending the wrist
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November 14, 2014
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