Hand Injuries: Difficult to Address Quite Simply
Hand injuries may be difficult to address quite simply because hands are one of the most sensitive areas of our bodies. Complete with a highly complex network of tendons, bones and blood vessels – our hands make for the most delicate yet vital parts of our bodies. Needless to say, the healthy functioning of our wrist joints and hands is essential when it comes to performing daily tasks.
Are you paying attention to your injuries?
Since deformities or underlying pathology can affect your hand movement (and, consequently, the overall quality of your life)—it is very important to address them as soon as possible. We often overlook pain or injuries when they start and only moved to action when the pain becomes unbearable. You should prioritise even the minutest possible discrepancy affecting your physical and mental well being.
What you should know about these injuries?
Make sure you are getting your hand or wrist injury conditions treated at a reliable clinic—not just any other clinic, but the ones that specialize in hand and wrist injuries. Make sure that you identify fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons adept at examining, diagnosing and designing treatment schemes tailored to the needs of their patients.
From non-operative care to in-office procedures designed for the not-so-serious conditions—you should ideally have access to a range of treatment options to suit your needs. The latest surgical procedures are employed for more complex cases. The surgeons attending to your injuries should not only be skilled but compassionate as well. A complex injury causing excruciating pain might well have a significant psychological impact as well.
The treatment options that you have and more
The hand and wrist conditions that you should ideally have access to include:
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Arthritis at the base of the thumb
- Dislocated wrist
- Mallet finger
- De Quervain’s Tendinitis
- Wrist Tendonitis
- Repetitive Motion Syndrome
- Fracture and Joint Injuries
- Thumb Arthritis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Trigger Finger
- Ganglion Cysts