Wrist & Hand Pain

Wrist & Hand Pain Physical Therapy

As computer and cellphone usage continues to rise, wrist and hand problems have surged threefold. This pain is a result of improper function and overuse of ligaments and muscles in the wrist and the hand. We provide non-surgical solutions designed to effectively and safely manage wrist and hand pain. Our approach focuses on personalized treatment strategies to address your discomfort and enhance your overall well-being. You will be given a customized treatment plan which will aim to get you back to the level of activity and the lifestyle that you are accustomed to without having to deal with your pain. We will show you how to become pain free, fix the cause and eliminate your symptoms.
We provide a very specific, individualized and comprehensive approach which will determine the exact cause of the pain and treat it as such.

Symptoms / Causes

Wrist and hand pain can be very painful and sharp and achy in nature. Many times patients also have neurological signs that result in numbness and tingling in to the hand and or wrist injury treatment. At Town PT we believe the wrist and hand pain is caused and originated due to a lack of function causing instability, pain and discomfort to the region.

Causes

There are many different causes of wrist pain. It can be due to a functional or structural disorder for example trauma, improper development, muscle spasms, muscle weakness, working posture and arthritis. Other causes include but are not limited to:

  • Developmental dysfunctions
  • Developmental imbalance with muscles
  • Muscular strains
  • Ligamentous sprains
  • Poor ergonomics

Diagnosis

At Physical Therapy the doctor will begin with a comprehensive examination which will address the onset, cause, duration, severity, vectors, establish the meaningful task and functional tasks that cause the wrist injury specialist. At this point the cause of the pain will be determined; however diagnostic ultrasonography or an MRI are also very accurate and preferred in determining the stage and extent of wrist pain specialist discomfort if needed will be carried out.

 

DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS:

  • De Quervain Tenosynovitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Gamekeeper’s Thumb
  • Grip Weakness
  • Post Surgical Rehabilitation

Comprehensive “Wrist & Hand pain” treatment

At Physical Therapy have extensive experience treating wrist and hand pain. Based on a functional evaluation we create an individual treatment plan. Treatment for hand pain will be a combination of manual therapy and physical therapy exercises. We use our expertise in manual medicine and neuromuscular stabilization rehabilitation to retrain and strengthen intrinsic wrist and hand muscles. We will demonstrate simple stretching and strengthening exercises to help prevent and maintain healthy wrist health.

For appointments and more information, visit town-pt.com

Town Physical Therapy Locations:

Maywood, NJ | Emerson, NJ | Bergenfield, NJ | Clifton, NJ | Paramus, NJ

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We have a team of highly trained and experienced professionals.

  • (201) 880-7787

  • maywoodpt@gmail.com

  • (201) 880-7787