Hand pain is not a disease or illness in itself, but is a symptom of underlying problems. Hand pain usually happens because of excessive stress or injury on hands due to over-exercising, wrong exercising methods, lifting heavy weights or even because of not warming up correctly. Hand pain is accompanied with swelling, trouble in movements and also swelling and redness.
HOW IS HAND PAIN DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the problem is done via touching the area for sensitivity followed with physical examination and X-rays.
HOW IS HAND PAIN TREATED?
The treatment is based on the cause of the pain. The factor affecting the pain is treated first. The many ways to treat the pain include medication, antibiotics, pain killers, acupressure, physical therapy, exercises, surgery, etc.
DID YOU KNOW?
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common nerve disorder and cause of hand pain in America affecting 3% of the population.