Hand Pain Information Center
Radiating pain to pinky finger or the little finger occurs mainly due to the presence of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. It is a condition in which the funny bone nerve or the ulnar nerve gets stretched or pressurized, which in turn causes numbness and tingling sensation in the pinky finger. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment of radiating pain to pinky finger.
A closed radius or ulna fracture happens when the radius or ulna bone breaks either partially or completely but is not exposed through the skin. Complete recovery from radius or ulna fracture is to be expected within a year or more. The prognosis for adults with closed radius and ulna fracture depends on many factors such as choice of treatment method, soft-tissue handling, the timing of internal fixation in open fractures and restoration of osseous anatomy.
Compound humerus fracture or compound fracture of the humerus bone of the upper arm is comparatively uncommon. They are usually seen in cases of multiple injuries or direct trauma. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of compound humerus fracture.
Radial nerve injury, although painful is treatable. Overall the long term prognosis of radial nerve injury is good when the cause of injury is known. The radial nerve gets injured or damaged due to its anatomical positioning as this nerve is fixed and near the humerus bone. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, prognosis and diagnosis of radial nerve injury.
Closed fracture of the finger bones or phalanges happen when the bones break either partially or completely but the skin is not torn and the bones are not exposed through the skin to the eternal environment. Know the causes, signs, symptoms, treatment and recovery period of Closed fracture of the finger bones or phalanges.
Pain between wrist and elbow may be related to any type of repetitive injury to the structural features, or due to certain traumatic incidence, or because of some disease conditions. Know what can cause pain between wrist and elbow and tips to get relief from it.
Severe chronic elbow pain severely restricts the use upper extremity. Understanding the diseases which may cause elbow pain is essential. Elbow pain can be caused due to automobile and work accident, slip and fall injuries, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, cellulitis, synovitis,cubital tunnel syndrome and radial tunnel syndrome etc.
Pain in the palms of the hand or palm pain can be caused due to some kind of an injury or damage to the tendons, bones, joints, or nerves in the palm of the hand. Pain in the palms of the hand may be constant or may wax and wane depending on the cause of the condition.
Pain in wrist and thumb often involves painful movements of the wrist, thumb and may also affect movements of other fingers. Holding or grasping of objects, fine motor skills may get affected due to wrist and thumb pain. Know what causes pain in wrist and thumb and how is it treated.
Numb thumb or numbness in the thumb is a condition where there is abnormal or decreased sensation in the thumb due to changes in the function of the sensory nerve. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and home remedies for Numb thumb or numbness in the thumb.