Intersection Syndrome

What is it?

Irritation of the muscles that move the thumb – pain between wrist & elbow

What are the causes?

  • Repetitive wrist movements
  • Common in Racquet sports, canoeists, weight lifters, rowers

What are the symptoms?

  • Swelling
  • Pain during resisted muscle testing
  • Pain closer to the elbow than De Quervains

Intersection Syndrome - Irritation of the Muscles that move the Thumb