General Symptoms of Hand & Wrist Injuries

wrist and hand pain explanationHand and Wrist injuries are very common, and almost everybody has had one. They can be caused by many things from falling while playing a sport, to everyday wear and tear.  Consulting a medical professional is essential for proper diagnosis and to discuss possible treatments. Don’t let your hand or wrist injury get any worse.

Some common symptoms of a larger hand & wrist issue may be:

  • Weakness, tingling, or numbness in fingers or hand
  • Sharp localized pain
  • Severe stiffness or inability to move

Physical Signs You Should Seek the Care of a SMOC Physician Immediately:

  • Swelling in the hand or wrist
  • Abnormal lump/bump
  • Discoloration/bruising of the wrist or hand

Treatments Available from SMOC

Our team of specialists practice and even develop the latest, most innovative treatments for replacement, reconstruction, and repair. We pair you with the perfect specialist for your treatment, healing, and recovery.

Possible treatments include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Carpel Tunnel Release
  • Fracture Fixation
  • Tendon Repair
  • Arthroscopy of the Wrist
  • Microsurgical Repair of Nerves and Blood Vessels
  • Re-Plantation of Fingers
  • JAKUB M. DMOCHOWSKI, MD Fellowship-Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hand & Upper Extremity

    Dr. Dmochowski is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with affiliations at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center and Sentara-Obici hospitals. His clinical expertise encompasses all areas of the upper extremity, including the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder in both adults and children.

  • NICOLAI B. BAECHER, MD Board Certified Orthopaedic Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon
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