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.

Dr. Robert Lane is a hand and upper extremity specialist and orthopedic surgeon with Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He specializes in complex surgeries of the hand and upper extremities and has advanced training in microsurgical repair of arteries and nerves. Dr. Lane cares for patients with a wide range of orthopedic disorders, including fractures, arthritis, dislocations, ligament injuries, sprains and strains.

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 Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

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 Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.

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 Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine for complete bone care.

Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine offers care for hand injuries in Goshen, Nappanee and Shipshewana, IN.