Cortisone injections are effective in the treatment of de Quervain’s. Your doctor may prescribe anti-inflammatory medication along with splinting and icing. Very rarely is surgery required, and only if the inflammation persists following more than one cortisone injection.

If you’re experiencing pain at the base of your thumb and think you may be suffering from de Quervain’s, make an appointment with our sports medicine doctor here at Spinal Rehab Sports Medicine today at a time convenient for you. Dr. Bob Meyer has been practicing sports medicine for over 21 years. He goes beyond simple diagnosis by creating custom sports injury treatment plans for the needs of each patient.