Hand Pain, Trigger Finger, Wrist Strain, Sprain, Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Sydrome, Tendinitis
Hand Pain, Trigger Finger, Wrist Strain, Sprain, Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Sydrome, Tendinitis

Wrist/ finger pain is any pain, discomfort or numbness around the wrist/ fingers. It is a very common complaint which can happen in anyone, whether sedentary or active.

Certain factors can increase your risk of having wrist/ finger pain: sports participation, age, pregnancy, repetitive work.

What are the causes for Wrist / Finger Pain?

– Sudden impact injuries results in sprain or fractures

– Repetitive motion and overuse such as typing, using a mouse, playing racket games, writing, carrying baby

– Gripping hard on objects

Other causes of wrist/ finger pain:

– Arthritis: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis   

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome  

De Quervain Syndrome 

– Ganglion Cysts

– Gout

Trigger Finger 

When do you need to see a physiotherapist for wrist / finger pain?

– Inability to lift object or use the arm

– Wrist / finger pain that occurs at night or at rest

– Wrist/ finger pain that persists beyond a few days

– Unable to straighten or bend the wrist / finger

– If wrist / finger pain and swelling last longer than a few days or become worse.

Delays in diagnosis and treatment can lead to poor healing, reduced range of motion and long-term disability.

What are the best treatment for wrist/ finger pain?

The treatment of wrist/ finger pain depends on the cause of the problem. It is important to examine the root cause before any treatment. Some treatments which may be useful:

– Rest and Icing

– Wrist support

– Gentle wrist stretching

– Physiotherapy pain treatments such as ultrasound, electrotherapy, TENS, joint mobilisation, soft tissue release

Stop your Wrist / Finger Pain Now. Call our therapist for treatment at 62244178 or 9639 0509 or EMAIL US