Pain in the elbow, wrist, or hand could make everyday activities painful. Activities like combing your hair or typing on a computer can become difficult due to pain in this region. If you are experiencing pain in these areas, Flowers Physical Therapy can help.
Common injuries in the elbow, wrist, or hand
Arthritis: The breakdown of cartilage around the joints causing inflammation and pain.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:Increased pressure on the nerves in your wrist.
Dislocation: The end of the two bones disconnects causing irritation and pain.
Fingertip injury:Fingertip injuries are common because the fingertips are always exposed. Some injuries could be cuts or crushing of the fingertips leading to damages in the soft tissue or nails.
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury: This is common for athletes who compete in sports that revolve around throwing. Excessive motions can put stress on the ligaments in the elbow area creating small tears or inflammations.
Fractures: This occurs when there is enough pressure applied to the elbow, wrist or hand to break it. This results in pain and swelling.Nerve injuries: Damage to the nerves in the elbow, wrist, or hand could interfere with everyday functions resulting in pain and numbness.
Symptoms of elbow, wrist, or hand pain
Aching in the affected area
Difficulty grasping objects
Increased pain with movement
Sensitivity or inflammation
How could Flowers Physical Therapy help?
After an initial assessment of the irritated area, Flowers Physical Therapy creates a personalized plan of treatment to make you feel better as soon as possible. Our team of experts deal with patients who have elbow, wrist, or hand pain every day and could help you if you are experiencing pain. For your convenience, we are open early mornings and late evenings to ensure you can get an immediate appointment. Contact our office for more questions or to make an appointment with our friendly and knowledgeable staff!