With more hours and the use of computers and cell phones, the incidence of the wrist and arm pain has tripled. This pain is the result of malfunctioning and abuse of the ligaments and muscles in the wrists and hands. At Bergenfield Physical Therapy, we offer non-surgical options for effective and safe wrist and arm pain control. You will receive an individualized treatment plan that aims to bring you back to the level of activity and lifestyle you are accustomed to without the pain. We will show you how to avoid pain, overcome the cause, and eliminate the symptoms.
We will work together to provide a very specific, personal, and comprehensive approach that will determine the exact cause of such pain and treatment.
Wrist and arm pain can be very painful, sharp, and painful. Many times, patients also have neurological symptoms that cause numbness and tingling in the hands and/or wrist area. At Bergenfield Physical Therapy, we believe that wrist and arm pain is caused by a lack of instability, pain, and discomfort in the area.
There are many different causes of pain in the wrist and hands. This may be due to functional or structural impairment; such as trauma, malnutrition, muscle cramps, muscle weakness, posture, and arthritis. Other reasons include, but are not limited to:
At Bergenfield Physical Therapy, a physician will begin a comprehensive study to address the onset, causes, timing, severity, vectors, task set, weight and function, causing wrist and hand pain. At this point, the cause of the pain will be identified; however, diagnostic ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging is also very accurate and has the advantage of determining the level and degree of discomfort of the wrists and hands - they will be performed as needed.
At Bergenfield Physical Therapy, we have huge experience in treating wrist and hand pain. Based on the functional assessment, we create an individual treatment plan. The procedure will be a combination of manual therapy and physical therapy exercises. We use our experience in manual and rehabilitative medicine NEUROMUSCULAR STABILIZATION to retrain and strengthen the internal wrist and hand muscles. We will show you simple stretching and strengthening exercises to prevent and maintain healthy hands and joints.