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Hand Pain

Hand pain is characterized by distress in the joints and tissues of the hand or fingers. Hand pain can be depicted as pulsating, aching, increased warmth, prickling, irritation and inflexibility. The hand is composed of nerves, bones, blood vessels, muscles, tendons and skin. Each part has its specific function such as nerves transfer sensation, joints control movements, blood vessels maintain circulation, muscles provides motion, tendons anchor the muscles to the bones and skin receives sensations.

Injury or inflammation of any of these structures, due to a disorder or disease condition, may produce hand pain. Even compression of the nerves supplying these structures may cause hand pain.

Causes

The conditions and disorder that frequently play a role in hand pain are:

  • Accidental injury and trauma
  • Serious infections in the blood (Septicemia)
  • Fracture of the hand bones
  • Nerve compression
  • Incident of conditions such as tenosynovitis and carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Strains in muscles and ligaments
  • Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Suffering from diabetes and peripheral neuropathy
  • Tedious lifting, twisting or gripping
  • Long-term use of keyboards

Prolotherapy Treatment

Prolotherapy takes its name from the increase in healthy tissue that develops after the injection. This increased tissue strength is beneficial in healing tissue tears, like ligaments as well as loose tissue, like lax shoulder capsule. The main active ingredient in the injection is dextrose. Dextrose solution, by way of osmotic attraction, brings a natural healing response.

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