Hand and Wrist Pain Relief
This patient guide is a free resource provided by Pure Life Physiotherapy & Health Centre
About this Hand and Wrist Pain Relief booklet:
If you suffer from wrist pain, you are not alone. It is a common complaint. There are many types and causes for wrist pain, ranging
from sudden onset (as in a fracture after a fall or trauma) or repetitive stress leading to arthritis or carpal tunnel. If your pain ‘ls long-standing, diagnosing the exact cause can be difficult due to the fact that many factors can lead to wrist pain. The right diagnosis can help you get the proper treatment.
Everything you need to know about hand and wrist pain!
The symptoms of wrist pain may vary, depending on its cause. For example, osteoarthritis pain is usually described as “dull pain”, almost
like a toothache. Tendinitis may be a “sharp or stabbing” pain. lf you have any tingling, or ”ins-and-needles” type of sensation, it may be related to nerve pain, which is often present with carpal tunnel syndrome. By reading this free booklet, you’ll be in a better position to know more about diagnosis, treatment, and conservative approaches to care.
The earlier you seek treatment, the better, so don’t put off an appointment with your doctor or physiotherapist!
Yours in Health,
Manvir Purewal MSc. PT