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There are multiple reasons why you may be experiencing hand or wrist pain. In order to ensure which treatment is right for you the root cause of the pain must be identified.


WHAT CAUSES HAND AND WRIST PAIN?


Depending on how long symptoms are experienced, the condition can be labeled as acute or chronic. It is best to see a doctor as soon as pain lasts more than 3 days. Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, Ct-scan and MRI may be needed to further examine the hand and wrist, identify the cause of pain and prevent an invasive treatment approach.


Conditions associated with Hand and Wrist Pain

Common conditions associated with hand and wrist pain include:


  • Arthritis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tendonitis
  • Fracture

Symptoms Associated with Hand and Wrist Pain

Common symptoms of hand and wrist pain include:


  • Weakness or difficulty grasping or holding objects
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Stiffness or difficulty making a fist or turning the wrist
  • Inflammation & swelling
  • Shooting pain down the arm or to the fingers
  • Hot or cold sensations in the hand or arm


Diagnostic Options for Hand and Wrist Pain

At Denville Medical and Sports Rehabilitation Center, your first initial appointment with us will include a full and thorough exam and evaluation of the hand and wrist. Your range of motion and muscle strength will be measured including a detailed ortho-neuro exam. To gain further details into the source of your pain, additional diagnostic tests may be required:


  • X-ray
  • CT or MRI scan
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Orthopedic and Neurological Testing
  • Computerized Range of Motion (ROM) and Muscle Test with the BioDex
  • Computerized Strength Test with the BioDex
  • Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) test

After identifying the root cause of your condition, a customized treatment plan will be created for you. This plan not only includes the recommended programs for pain relief and correction, it also incorporates your mental and wellness goals to aid in long term results.


  • Primary Care:  Primary Care providers take the time to understand your body as a whole and can address an array of medical conditions. With proper diagnostic tests and keen skills in detecting abnormalities, primary care physicians can identify imbalances in the body and aid in correcting the issue. Click here to learn more on how our primary care physicians treat your pain.
  • Chiropractic Care:  Chiropractic Physicians use a full body approach when treating the musculoskeletal and nervous system. By adjusting the spine, imbalances are removed and nerve function increases. Click here to learn more on how our chiropractors treat your pain.
  • Physical therapy:  Physical therapy maximizes the body’s proper function by applying different approaches using a variety of state of the art equipment, techniques, exercises and stretches to improve the body’s muscle tone, joint function, and range of motion. Click here to learn more on how our physical therapists treat your hand and wrist pain.
  • Acupuncture:  Acupuncture is a treatment pillar of Chinese Medicine. It is a minimally invasive and gentle approach to preventative care and treatment of the patient as a whole. Acupuncture stimulates the body’s natural healing abilities to restore harmony and energetic balance. Click here to learn more on how our acupuncturists treat your pain.

Book Your Appointment With Our Experts to Treat Your Hand and Wrist Pain

At Denville Medical and Sports Rehabilitation Center, we specialize in non-surgical treatments for hand and wrist pain. Our team of primary medical providers, chiropractors, physical therapists, and acupuncturists will create a customized treatment plan to treat and correct your hand and wrist pain.

Take the next step by booking an appointment at our office in Denville, NJ or by giving us a call at (973) 627-7888 today!


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