Hand and Wrist Pain

Hand and Wrist Pain

We use our hands in almost every activity of daily living; for instance, at work, cooking, cleaning, driving, in sport or at the gym. If an injury occurs to the wrist or hand, it can be severely debilitating and make even simple tasks challenging. While most injuries of the wrist and hand can be put down to repetitive strain or a simple sprain from an impact injury, there are more complex issues that must not be missed when diagnosing pain at these joints.

Common causes include:

  • strain or sprain of
  • tendon/muscle/ligament from
  • overuse or injury
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • rheumatism
  • arthritis
  • fracture

Symptoms can include:

  • weakness in the wrist and reduced grip strength,
  • pain on lifting/gripping
  • limited range of motion
  • inability to do work or home tasks without increasing pain in the wrist or hand. Pain may be experienced at the time of activity or days after.

Treatment

Treatment will usually include various manual therapy techniques to help relieve pain and improve mobility and freedom of movement. Individual exercises will be prescribed for the condition to improve range of motion and strength. A review of work ergonomics (desk/computer set-up) or the technique of the aggravating activity will usually be assessed and changed as required. A splint may be fitted should the physiotherapist advise your wrist needs rest from aggravating movement and time to heal.

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Client Testimonials

Zoe Rowell

I always have a wonderful experience when visiting! The reception staff are always super-helpful and accommodating and I am always greeted with a smile! The physiotherapist I see gives stretches and strengthening exercises to complete between visits if follow-up appointments are needed! Thanks for your awesome work!

Zoe Rowell

Frank Mount Evelyn

I have been going to this clinic for over 3 years after suffering near-fatal injuries from a car accident. The Physiotherapists who have been treating me have all been very caring, gentle and courteous whilst ensuring all of my needs were met. There was never an issue that they did not overcome with either treatment or the supply of ergonomic devices. My treatment is coming to an end as I now progress onto self-managing my health and wellbeing with regular sessions at the local gym, which they also organised. The administration staff are fantastic people who also treated me with the utmost respect and assistance. Thanks, Team!!!

Frank Mount Evelyn

Amelia Essex-Clark

I have been seeing Rhiannon since the beginning of the year and helped me to manage and improve long term.

Amelia Essex-Clark

Holly Gibson

Rhiannon is a wonderful Myotherapist who cares about her clients.

Holly Gibson

Chris Musgrove

Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, I was referred to Jade, whom I have no hesitation in recommending. She has been able to help through planning and careful management, meaning that frequent appointments were not required. My health was in her best interest. Truly a great service.

Chris Musgrove

Norm Hope

Found my physiotherapist, Ken, to be extremely competent, compassionate and showing great empathy. Can highly recommend him

Norm Hope

Roslyn Shipton

As a long-time sufferer of neck pain, it has taken me a long time to find a physio team that listen and act accordingly

Roslyn Shipton

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