Pain can alert you to an injury or underlying problem. But how can you tell when your hand, wrist or elbow pain needs medical treatment? Ask yourself four questions.
Does the thumb side of your hand feel like it’s going to sleep — that weak, numb, pins-and-needles feeling — for no apparent reason? You may suspect that you have carpel tunnel syndrome. The good news is that there are a number of methods you can try at home to ease your pain.
Contributor: William Seitz, MD, orthopaedic surgeon Arthritis of the shoulder, elbow and wrist can leave you in pain and feeling weak. It also can create a substantial loss of mobility and function. The good news is that there are some very effective techniques to addressing this problem, even in severe cases. Struggling with day-to-day function … Read More
Whether it’s a painful shoulder, knee or elbow, tendonitis and bursitis are troublesome conditions that can affect just about anyone. The pain can come gradually, building up over time. Or it can feel sudden and severe. If you feel concerned or unsure about the cause of pain, see your doctor. But in many cases, it’s … Read More