DE QUERVAINS TENDONITIS WHO? Sportsman requiring excessive wrist movements • Golfers, rowing, racquet sports…… Office/ computer workers Manual workers; • Carpenters, painters, brickie….   WHAT? De Quervains tendonitis is an overuse condition that affects the tendons of the forearm, found running along the outside of the thumb. The two main tendons affected are the extensor pollicis brevis (EPB) and the abductor pollicis longus (APL). With overuse of the thumb and/or wrist, these tendons can get inflamed, resulting in pain and swelling, over the thumb, back of the wrist and even the forearm.   WHEN and HOW? De Quervains normally occurs overtime as [...]