Ouch! My Hand Hurts!
Our hands put in a lot of work everyday. It is not possible to imagine a day that does not involve hand activities. Hand pain can make it difficult to do your everyday jobs such as writing, picking up objects or even throwing a ball. If you are facing discomfort in doing your daily chores that involve hand activities then there is a chance of having severe hand pain.
Although your general healthcare provider may give you relief from the pain with certain drugs or antibiotics, there are chances of having side effects. So, the best way to get healed is to consult your nearest physical therapist. Physical therapy assists you in quick and lasting relief in a natural way. It also helps restore your hand functions, strength and mobility. You may experience hand pain on palm or elbow to hand pain or sometimes there is a chance of developing chronic shoulder to hand pain.
Hand Pain Causes
Age is certainly the prime cause for hand pain but there are a few other potential causes such as:
- Joint dislocation
- Sprains and strains
- Broken bone
- Nerve irritation
- Bacterial Infection
- Bone Tumors
Hand Pain Symptoms
- Swelling or redness of the skin
- Certain deformity like crooked fingers
- Inability to move your fingers
- Numbness of weakness in your fingers or hands
- Hand pain in joints can result in severe pain
Hand Pain Treatments
Hand pain can be successfully treated with the help of physical therapy. A physical therapist uses various manual therapy or exercises that help in relieving the pain. Depending on the severity of the pain you can either follow some simple methods like ice or heat application or or perform exercises at your home or visit a physical therapist.
How We Treat Hand Pain
Your physical therapist will recommend treatment modalities based on initial examination, any underlying conditions, and in certain cases, any recommendations your physician might make. Direct Access makes it possible for you to see a physical therapist without the need for a prescription.
Are you also experiencing hand pain muscle or hand pain nerve disorders, contact RVA Physical Therapy now..!
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