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Friday, 23 March 2018

Pain Free Hands For A Pain Free Life

The human hands are used for doing almost all activities, which has complex and delicate structure, and it contains 27 bones. The muscles and joints in the hand allow strong and precise movements. Hand pain makes it difficult for a person to perform their daily activities. Hand pain can originate from different parts, including bones, joints, connective tissues, tendons, nerves.



Causes of hand pain

  • Arthritis including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout
  • Tendonitis
  • Repetitive motion injuries
  • Overuse of hand
  • Awkward positioning to hold the baby new mothers
  • carpel tunnel syndrome
  • wrist fractures

Symptoms of hand pain

The main symptoms of hand pain include pain on any side or whole of the hand, swelling of the wrist, loss of movement, deformity of hand, general discomfort in the hand, numbness or tingling sensation in hand, stiffness in the hand, and weakness in the hand.



Diagnosis and treatment options for hand pain

Hand pain can be diagnosed by thorough physical examination of the patient. Sometimes in addition to this diagnostic tests, like x-rays, CT or MRI scan, Electromyography, Blood test, and bone scan are needed. After the diagnosis treatment starts. Most of the hand pain cases can solve by changing the lifestyle and proper rest. If these do not help, other treatment options are considered. It includes:

Medication - Some medicines like painkillers, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, narcotics or tricyclic antidepressants may be used for hand pain.

Physiotherapy - Muscle relaxing techniques like ultrasound and electrical stimulation are used for reducing the pain. It also includes application of heat and ice.

Splints for the fingers or wrist - Resting splints immobilize the wrist to allow healing.

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation - Some electric pulses are delivered to the body and it encourages the production of endorphins, and it blocks pain signals to the brain.

Surgery - If all other methods fail, then surgery is considered as the last option.

Dr. Bharani Kumar along with his expert team of doctors provides the best orthopaedic treatment Chennai. They work harder for the patients to give them an improved wellness and fitness. Best hand pain treatment in Chennai is provided by Dr. Bharani Kumar and he is well known as the best hand surgeon Chennai among his patients.


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