Diagnosing Wrist & Hand Repetitive Use Injuries | NYU Langone Health - Hand muscles between thumb and wrist
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Two major tendons — the extensor pollicis brevis and abductor pollicis longus tendons — connect the. The condition develops when the tendons around the base of the thumb become irritated the tendon sheath, can cause pain and tenderness along the thumb side of the wrist. Reproduced from: Griffin LY (ed): Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, 3rd Edition. Tendons are rope-like structures that attach muscle to bone.