So called teen texting tendonitis has the same tendonitis symptoms other types of tendonitis display with slight variation for the specifics of the location and action of the body parts used in short 1 muscles fire over and over 2.
Tendons in the hand can thicken abnormally and develop tendinitis in people who text frequently using their thumbs says a study published online in the american.
Because texting thumb is a repetitive motion injury its essential that you stop the problematic motion in this case the texting in order for healing to occur as for prevention if your thumb feels stiff or sore at the end of.
Texting thumb can be a form of tendonitis tenosynovitis or a combination of both of those disorders in either case it means something is irritated inflamed and swollen in texting thumb there is an inflammation of the tendons andor the synovial sheaths that cover the tendons that control the motion of your thumb.
Span classnews_dt16012016spannbsp018332famous physical therapists bob schrupp and brad heineck present the top 3 signs your thumb pain is de quervains syndrome or texting thumb.
Constant texting is taxing our thumbs causing a condition doctors call smartphone thumb.
These findings suggested a presumptive diagnosis of texting tendinitis her parents had limited her mobile phone texting to 45 minutes per day and disallowed it after 8 pm to our knowledgecom storr et al reported on a 20yearold woman with de quervains tenosynovitis due to texting with her right thumb.
But texting could cost you and not just on your cell phone bill believe it or not there are real physical conditions called texting tendonitis blackberry thumb and ipad palm news 2s liz crawford found a local woman who said shes feeling the pain after texting up to 200 times a day.
Are you texting your way to tendonitis avid readers who are now holding tablets to read for prolonged periods of time and teens addicted to texting.