Athletes and those who enjoy sports often injure their fingers, hands and wrists through the repetitive motion of swinging, rotating, gripping or throwing.
ACES Premier Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine sees many patients suffering: torn or sprained ligaments in the hand, thumb or wrist; injuries and fractures of the hand, wrist or fingers; dislocations of finger joints; tendonitis in the wrist or torn or hyperextended tendons in the fingers (“baseball finger”, “jersey finger”); other deformities of the tendons and fingers.
If you suffer from hand and wrist pain, you know how debilitating it can be. However, the good news is that many types of hand pain are treatable and many may even be prevented.
Some of the most common causes of hand and wrist pain are:
– Repetitive motion and overuse
– Wrist misalignment
– Carpal tunnel syndrome
– Rheumatoid arthritis
A hand therapist can help you identify the cause of your hand and wrist pain and prescribe the best course of action to relieve your symptoms.