Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury
The Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) is a piece of cartilage on the pinky side of your wrist that helps to stabilize and support your wrist. Tears in this tissue can cause chronic wrist pain.
FOOSH (Falling On an Out-Stretched Hand)
– Poor wrist mobility.
– Pain on the pinky side of your wrist.
– Clicking,catching sensation in wrist.
– Restricted range of motion.
– Difficulty grasping, lifting, weight bearing.
At Home Diagnostic Tests
– None — see symptom checklist.
At Home Care
– Radiocarpal distraction.
– Comfort care: ice, NSAIDs as needed.
When to Seek Help
If your wrist pain does not improve in 7 days, or if it prevents you from participating in your sport or other activities, see your physical therapist.