Dr Stuart Myers

De Quervains Injections

See the general section on hand injections and also the Handout on De Quervain’s Syndrome.

Beware  -   Superficial Radial  nerve branches


               -  Skin  de-pigmentation


Mark with thumb nail:
- Tip Radial styloid
- Either side of 1st dorsal compartment tendons

Clean with alcohol swab

Support Hypothenar eminence on patients hand


1ml Celestone + 1 ml Lignocaine plain with 2.5ml syringe and 27G needle

Aim to inject - 5mm proximal to tip radial styloid
- superficial to extensor retinaculum


Apply bandaid and massage area to spread the fluid

 Crepe bandage up around  thumb
Last Updated on Monday, 14 February 2011 00:36