Why does my hand or wrist hurt?
Arthritis - Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis
Trigger finger, and other repetitive motion injuries
Fractured wrist / broken wrist
Nerve compression syndromes and injuries
De Quervain’s tendinitis
Signs & Symptoms
Pain where the arm meets the hand, which can radiate up into the elbow
Pain on the thumb side of the wrist (radial) or the little-finger side of the wrist (ulnar)
Pain that only occurs when the wrist is under strain, which can become constant pain when left untreated
Pain when putting pressure on the hand, such as using the arms to push yourself up out of a chair to stand
Stiffness of the elbow or wrist and can’t fully bend and extend the joint
Inflammation or swelling in the wrist area and possibly in the hand
Tenderness to touch in the wrist and/or forearm muscles
Difficulty and pain when moving the wrist or fingers
Weakness of the forearm, hand or wrist
Difficulty with gripping activities
Burning, tingling, "pins and needles," or numbness in the palm of the hand and fingers
Pain that radiates into your forearm and wrist
Difficulty doing common tasks, such as turning a doorknob or holding a coffee cup
Increased pain when you use your wrist and hand for lifting objects, opening a jar, or gripping something tightly, such as a knife and fork
How Do We Treat Hand and Wrist Pain?
At Iron PT, we will not use a “cookie cutter” treatment for your hand or wrist injury. Your highly trained Doctor of Physical Therapy will conduct a thorough one-on-one evaluation to understand your personal goals and uncover the cause and severity of your hand and/or wrist pain. Then, they will create a customized treatment plan incorporating the very latest hands on techniques and exercises to build strength and give you full, pain-free range of motion.
Patient Success Story
“I was a patient for my painful wrist. Now, I not only have no pain, but also know what I did wrong that created the situation. I now try to implement the corrective measures that I learned at Iron PT. At Iron, you not only get pain relief, but you also get educated on top of it…a win/win in my book.”
Next Steps to Relieving your Pain with Iron Physical Therapy…
Give us a call! Our staff will be happy to speak with you more about possible treatment and answer any questions you may!
Caldwell, NJ: (973) 228-4766
Midland Park, NJ: (201) 857-8899