Hand and wrist pain can be frustrating. After all, we use our hands for almost everything we do. For this reason, hand and wrist pain can make everyday activities like brushing your hair or tying your shoelaces difficult.
Fortunately, the orthopedic specialists at South Shore Orthopedics have the experience, skills, and latest technologies necessary to treat hand and wrist pain as well as the conditions and injuries that prompt it. We’ve provided hundreds of patients with non-invasive and when necessary, invasive, treatments to help them regain the use of their hands, fingers, and wrists.
Conditions and Injuries That Lead to Hand and Wrist Pain
There are many condition and injuries that can trigger hand and wrist pain. Some of these include:
- Sprains and Strains
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Dupuytren’s Contracture
- Ganglion Cyst
- Mallet Finger
- Trigger Finger
- Fingertip Injuries
- Hand and Wrist Fractures
- Vascular Conditions
- Bone and skin tumors
- Tendon Injuries
When is Medical Attention Necessary?
If you experience hand or wrist pain that does not diminish in a few days or causes symptoms such as obvious bumps or deformities, numbness and stiffness, swelling of the tendons or joints, and a restricted range of motion, you should seek medical attention immediately.
How Treatment is Determined
To determine an appropriate treatment plan for you, our surgeon will start by visually examining the affected area to search for discoloration, bleeding, swelling, numbness, and weakness. We will also check the range of motion of your hand and wrist and conduct an X-ray or MRI scan to look for broken bones and torn ligaments if necessary. South Shore Orthopedics has a range of cutting-edge diagnostic tools to provide you with an accurate diagnosis and prescribe the right treatment.
Hand and Wrist Pain Treatments
In order to alleviate hand and wrist pain and treat the injuries and conditions that are associated with it, South Shore Orthopedics offers a variety of treatment options. If possible, we treat hand and wrist pain with conservative measures such as education, modification of activities, medications, injections, splints, orthotic fabrication, hand therapy, and physical therapy. When warranted, advanced procedures are available.
Advanced Procedures for Hand and Wrist Pain Include:
- Carpal Tunnel Release
- Trigger Finger Release
- Wrist Arthroscopy
- Tendon Repair
- Fracture Repair
- Mucous Cyst Excision
Schedule an Appointment at South Shore Orthopedics
If you are suffering from pain in your hand or wrist, schedule an appointment at South Shore Orthopedics today. Our hand and wrist specialist will be happy to evaluate your condition and discuss your treatment options so that you can achieve the relief you deserve. We are proud to offer wide-awake surgery under local anesthesia and invite you to contact us to learn more.