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More About Wrist or Hand Pain Treatment

Pain in the hand or the wrist is a very common medical condition. This pain can be due to various reasons. So, it is vital to comprehend the cause behind the wrist pain. It can be due to some injury, fracture, repetitive stress, carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis. Mentioned below are two main categories of wrist pain and their

Causes of Wrist or Hand pain:

1.Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs): Overuse of the wrist and hand due to repetitive movements, such as typing, using a computer mouse, or engaging in certain sports, can lead to RSIs like carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, or De Quervain’s tenosynovitis.

2.Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Compression of the median nerve as it passes through the carpal tunnel in the wrist can cause pain, tingling, and weakness in the hand and fingers.

3.Fractures or Sprains: Injuries due to falls, accidents, or excessive force can result in wrist fractures, ligament sprains, or strains.

4.Arthritis: Conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or gout can cause inflammation and pain in the wrist and hand joints.

5.Ganglion Cysts: Noncancerous lumps or cysts that often develop on the wrist joint or tendons.

6.Tendinitis: Inflammation of the tendons in the wrist or hand due to overuse or injury.


Symptoms of Wrist or Hand pain:

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common condition that occurs when one of the key nerves of hand such as the median nerve gets compressed or Squeezed. Because of this, the pain travels through the wrist.

Numbness in hand.
Persistent aching in hand.
Weakness in muscles of the hand.
Wrist pain at night that interferes with sleep.
Tingling and pain in the thumb and first three fingers of the hand.

Trigger Finger: This is a kind of condition in which one of the fingers of your hand gets stuck in a bent position. The finger then straightens with a snap. The movement is akin to a trigger that is being pulled and then releases. This happens due to some kind of inflammation within the sheath that is present around the tendon in the affected finger.

Stiffness in finger particularly in the morning.
Clicking sensation during movement of a finger.
Bump in the palm or a nodule at the base of the affected finger.