Wrist & Hand Pain

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the median nerve in the wrist. The median nerve is one of the nerves which supplies the hand. It passes through the wrist in a narrow...
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Sprained Finger

What is a Sprained Finger? A sprained finger occurs when the finger is bent in some way causing damage to the ligaments which connect bones together. It is common in ball games such as American football, basketball,...
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Metacarpal Fracture

Metacarpal Fractures in the Hand The metacarpal bones are the long bones in the hand. A fracture at the base of the first metacarpal can occur from punching a hard object such as a wall or from a fall onto a sticking out...
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Thumb Sprain

What is a sprained thumb? When the thumb is bent out of it's normal range of movement (usually backwards), damage occurs to the ligaments supporting the joint at the bottom of the thumb (metacarpo-phalangeal joint). This...
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