Doctors for Hand and Wrist Injuries in Old Thevara Road, Kochi
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HAND AND WRIST INJURIES
The hand and wrist are subject to a variety of problems. Some problems are the result of how you use your hands in everyday activities – for example, sprains and strains as well as fractures. Hand and wrist injuries most commonly occur during:
• Sports or recreational activities
• Work-related tasks
• Work or projects around the home, especially if using machinery such as lawn mowers, snow blowers, or hand tools
• Accidental falls
HOW IS HAND AND WRIST INJURIES DIAGNOSED?
The health care practitioner will do a physical examination and ask for details of medical history and lifestyle activities. The doctor may suggest some tests which include x-rays, ultrasound, arthrography, etc.
HOW IS HAND AND WRIST INJURIES TREATED?
Treatment for hand and wrist injuries usually includes physiotherapy and physical exercises to receive the pain. You may be asked to wear special casts on your hands to support them till pain subsides. Alongside anti-inflammatory medicines are also given.
DID YOU KNOW?
Seeking early medical attention to hand and wrist problems is important for proper diagnosis and effective treatment, as well as for preventive measures that will provide long-term strengthening and relief.