Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Don't let a hand injury stop you from your favorite activities

Hand pain refers to discomfort in any of part of the tissues and joints of your hand – including the fingers. This discomfort can be hand numbness, soreness, mild discomfort or debilitating pain. How you experience hand pain depends on the cause, and the orthopedic experts offer a thorough approach to diagnosing hand pain.

With advanced imaging, we can get to the bottom of the discomfort in your hands – whether it’s because of arthritis or a work-related injury. Call (574) 534-2548 for an appointment.

What caused my hand pain?

The normal wear and tear of muscles and joints is a common cause of hand and thumb pain. As you age, your joint components, including the fluid-filled sacs, become more prone to strain and damage. Arthritis, tendinitis and bursitis are all examples of hand pain as a result of ongoing use.

Other conditions that cause hand pain are:

When to see a doctor for hand pain at Goshen Orthopedics

Often, hand pain can be treated with home remedies such as rest ice and over-the-counter medication. If your hand pain persists, is severe or affects your daily activities, talk to your provider at Goshen Orthopedics.

Seek emergency care if you have the following symptoms along with hand pain:

  • Inability to move the finger, wrist or arm
  • Serious burn
  • Change in color or sensation of your hand or fingers after cold exposure
  • Visible deformity of the hand, wrist or finger
  • High fever
  • Uncontrolled bleeding or a deep laceration

Whether you need emergency care for hand pain or ongoing treatment, our experienced orthopedics staff can help. Trust Goshen Orthopedics for complete bone care.

Goshen Orthopedics offers care for hand injuries in Goshen, Elkhart, Middlebury and Nappanee, IN.