Elbow, Hand & Arm Pain Treatment
Elbow, hand and arm pain is very common amongst all walks of life from sports players to office workers.
If you are someone with a busy schedule, you are likely putting up with discomfort longer than you should. Hills Physiotherapy is committed to giving the very best care and attention to patients with elbow, hand and arm pain. Consult with one of our physiotherapists for the care and recovery you need.
When Should I Visit My Physiotherapist?
If you have been experiencing any of the following signs or symptoms, we highly recommend that you get in touch with us:
- Persistent pain in or around the elbow, hand, or arm.
- Tenderness on the outer elbow.
- Increased pain when grasping an object.
- Inability to flex wrist.
- Numbness or pain in your hand, forearm or wrist.
- Lasting swelling and stiffness.
- Audible popping or snapping sounds.
- Dull/Aching – Constant aching pain is enough to qualify a visit to your physio. Ignoring it won’t make it go away.
- Sharp/Shooting – At this point, performing basic tasks with your hands can become increasingly difficult and must be treated.
- Numbness or tingling
- Clicking or stuttered motion
- Everyday activities – Basic activities such as house work, computer use, or gardening can cause pain and discomfort.
- Overuse – The affected area becomes gradually more painful throughout performing various tasks.
- Rest – If the pain is more apparent when your arm / hand is still, it is possible that your pain is neuropathic (nerve injury or compression).
Common Conditions Associated With Elbow, Hand & Arm Pain
Some of the more common issues that can affect the elbow, hand and arm include tennis elbow, golfers elbow, post-surgical rehabilitation, post-fracture rehabilitation, bursitis, post-dislocation rehabilitation, acute sprains and strains, postural problems, tendinitis, repetitive strain injuries and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
Here at Hills Physiotherapy we treat all of these conditions and help you to identify exactly what is causing your pain. If you have any questions please contact us for more information, or book an appointment to start your road to recovery.
For more information on elbow, hand and arm pain, visit Better Health.