Ulnar wrist pain care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Treating ulnar wrist pain takes cooperation by specialists in orthopedics, radiology, rheumatology, sports medicine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Mayo specialists work together to ensure that you receive all the expertise you need.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

State-of-the-art CT and MRI help Mayo doctors find the source of your pain. If you require surgery on your wrist, minimally invasive techniques may be used, which help speed recovery.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic specialists helped identify a common but unrecognized cause of ulnar wrist pain — called an ulnotriquetral split tear. Mayo specialists also developed a simple physical test for initial diagnosis of this injury.

Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic specialists helped identify a common but unrecognized cause of ulnar wrist pain — called an ulnotriquetral split tear. Mayo specialists also developed a simple physical test for initial diagnosis of this injury.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

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