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Pain in the hand after excessive strain. Is anything wrong with the thenar muscle?

Hello! After going through a week long 3 hour per night every night cheerleading practice I have begun to feel a great pain in my hand . I believe it s called the Thenar muscle? It s in the area below my thumb . It feel like it s bruised very badly, but it does not look to be. None of the other girls/guys on the team have experienced this. I fly in the air, base ( lift the girls). Lately I have been basing more than usual. Could that cause a pain? Or is something wrong with the muscle.. Help!?
Asked On : Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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Dear 123ecorbett,
As you give a history of lifting other girls, it may have caused injury to the Ulnar Collateral Ligament in the hand. I would suggest
Tab.Diclofenac 100mg Three times a day for 5 days
Tab.Ranitidine 150 mg three times a day for 5 days.
Crape bandage of the and hand and rest is advisable.
Incase you have to keep practicising inspite of the injury, Volini spray is good for instant pain releif.

Take care.
Answered: Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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