Wrist and Hand Pain

Wrist and hand pain really comes down to what are the symptoms that patient is feeling and was there a mechanism of injury? If you fell onto an outstretched hand, that could give you a fracture. It could tear one of the ligaments there, sprain that wrist. Commonly also: carpal tunnel, having that numbness, burning, tingling into the hand could be true carpal tunnel. However, that is commonly misdiagnosed, and you need to be looking back up at the neck. You need to see is there a disc injury, nerve impingement, joint fixation, anything like that. Sometimes your neck could be giving off that presentation and symptoms down into the wrist and hand.


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