What other symptoms are present? Wrist pain may be attributed to sprain, strain, tendinitis, bursitis and arthritis. There are many types of arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs with age and overuse while rheumatoid arthritis generally affects both wrists. Psoriatic arthritis accompanies psoriasis. It is best that you check with your doctor especially with you history of psoriasis. Take care and do keep us posted.