Wrist Pain Diagnosis and Treatment Options
Wrist pain is an extremely common complaint and has a range of potential causes, including disease, fracture, sprains, and stress from repetitive motion. Receiving the right diagnosis early can get you on your way to the appropriate treatment and give you relief from your symptoms. In some instances, it can even prevent long-term complications.
This is a common injury, often occurring when a person lands on an open hand. Symptoms include pain, swelling, bruising, and deformity. Wrist fractures can be treated through both non-surgical treatments, such as immobilization, as well as through surgical treatments.
There are numerous forms of arthritis, which can cause pain, inflammation, deformity, and loss of wrist movement. Treatments include anti-inflammatory medications, steroid injections, and surgical treatment.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition where the median nerve is compressed or pinched at the wrist. This condition can cause pain, numbness, and weakness in the hand. There are numerous surgical and non-surgical treatment options.
Tendonitis is the inflammation of the membrane surrounding the tendons in the wrist. Symptoms include pain, restricted movement, burning sensation in the affected area, and swelling.
A sprain is an injury to the ligaments causing pain, swelling, bruising, and limited movement.
Treatments of various wrist pain conditions vary greatly, and can include resting the wrist, oral medication, splinting, steroid injections, and various surgical treatments.
Dr. Fiore specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Wrist Pain. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and fellowship trained in hand surgery. For more information on treatment options, or to schedule a consultation, call Fiore Hand and Wrist at (281) 970-8002.
We are conveniently located within driving distance of Cypress TX, Katy TX, Spring TX, Tomball TX, The Woodlands TX, and Houston TX.
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