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 seek treatment 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.

Effective treatments that can cure wrist/ finger pain

The treatment of wrist/finger pain will entirely depends on the cause of problem. All conditions are different, and treatments may differ from each individual.

Treatment for wrist/finger pain may consists of:

– Physiotherapy: Your physiotherapist will understand about your wrist/finger pain and perform physical examinations. Your pain condition will be diagnose and explain before implementing solutions to your wrist/finger

– Manual therapy:  Active and Passive Mobilisation or manipulation of wrist/finger joints (distal radiocarpal joint, metacarpophalangeal joint MCP, proximal interphalangeal joint PIP, distal interphalangeal joint DIP )

– Massage Therapy: Hands on techniques such as soft tissue release, deep friction massage, myofascial release, trigger points release on hands muscles

– Pain Relief Therapy: Using pain relief treatment modalities such as Ultrasound , electrical stimulation, TENS, laser, heat therapy to heal and repair injured, inflammed, torn tissues

– Shockwave Therapy: Advanced high energy pulses effective for chronic, persistent wrist muscle tightness, trigger points to stimulate healing. Proven treatment for  tendonitis, calcification/ bone spurs

– Exercise Therapy: Guided 1-1 specific joint movement therapy, muscle stretching,  progressive strengthening wrist, conditioning back to sports, functional training

– Education: Advice to improve posture, lifestyle modifications

Our unique treatment approach for Wrist/ Finger pain

At heal360 Physioclinic, our physiotherapist and rehabilitation therapist experts has developed a proprietary signature program for the wrist/finger pain –PainRelief360™ Program 

Our therapist will perform a thorough assessment and determine the potential cause of the wrist/finger problem, and will develop a management and best treatment program for your wrist/ finger pain: relief pain, regain your wrist /finger movement and give you a renewed, stronger upper body!

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To treat your Wrist/ Finger, please call our therapist at 62244178 or 9639 0509 or EMAIL US