Hand and Wrist Pain

The inflammation of joint pains, also known as arthritis, is manifested as numbness, cramping, tingling sensation, and eventually pain. Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are the most widespread forms of arthritis to affects the hands and wrists. People may also complain of hand pains as a result of fractures or dislocations. Joint inflammation causes discomfort, pain and makes the movement of hands difficult.

Hand and Wrist Pain Causes

Hand and wrist pains may be caused by the everyday wear and tear, repetitive hand motions, sprains, the natural process of aging, or sport and work injury. People may suffer from pain on wrists after contracting diseases such as carpal tunnel, diabetes or gout that affect the hand joints. Joint pain also occurs as a result of inflammation of the bones, connective tissues, tendons, and ligaments.

The inflammation of joint pains, also known as arthritis, is manifested as numbness, cramping, tingling sensation, and eventually pain. Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are the most widespread forms of arthritis to affects the hands and wrists. People may also complain of hand pains as a result of fractures or dislocations. Joint inflammation causes discomfort, pain and makes the movement of hands difficult.

Hand and Wrist Pain Symptoms

Pain in the forearm is quite common and has the following symptoms:

• The fingers, wrists and hands may feel tired, stiff, hot, cold, hurt, sting,
sore, tingly or just burn.
• The hands and wrists may not move properly, and there are instances when swelling may occur at the joints.
• A bump (swelling) may be noticed on the wrist. Medics will refer to the bump as a ganglion cyst.
• There are frequent experiences of writer’s cramps that make writing or typing difficult.
• A clicking or shifting sound when fingers or wrist move.
• The arthritis starts with the thickening or swelling of the fingers and the sheath covering the wrist. The thickening eventually causes limited hand movements.
• Tendon pain (tendinosis) and decreased hand movement.
• Pain in the hand joints when lifting an object or gripping a doorknob. The pain may start at the elbow and move down to the wrist.

Hand and Wrist Pain Complications

Joint pains need the immediate attention of an orthopaedic doctor. The painful wrist can cause permanent forearm immobility. In situations when hand pain occurs after bone infections, there is a high chance of the patient developing internal wound complications. The wrist bones wound infections (wrist arthrodesis). Orthopaedic physicians use anti-inflammatory drugs to treat the hand pain. The severe cases of bone infections may require bone tissue implants.

Hand and Wrist Pain Treatment & Surgery

The hands and wrists are some of the most complex anatomical structures in the entire body. They are composed of numerous small bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves.

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