We use our hands each and every day. As a result, hand conditions and injuries are common.
If you are experiencing hand condition symptoms, a Dignity Health Central Coast orthopedic services doctor can discuss the most effective options for you and your specific hand injury. Our orthopedic specialists offer personalized care with dignity that focuses on your healing.
Find a Doctor today to learn more about our award-winning care for hand conditions and injuries on the Central Coast.
Diagnosing Hand Injuries at Dignity Health Central Coast
As we age, the risk of developing an orthopedic condition, such as the various types of hand conditions and injuries, increases due to repetitive motion, overuse, or trauma.
The most common hand conditions and injuries seen at Dignity Health Central Coast are:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- De Quervain syndrome
- Ganglion cyst
- Hand fracture
- Trigger finger or thumb
- Broken finger
- Arthritis in your finger or thumb
- Dupuytren’s contracture
Usually, hand conditions cause pain. Your injured hand also may feel numb, tingly, stiff, weak, or develop lumps or deformities.
Quality Hand Injury Treatment
Your doctor will develop a personalized treatment plan based on your specific hand condition and medical history. Many hand conditions respond well to splinting, rest, ice, or anti-inflammatory medicines. Your Dignity Health Central Coast doctor also may recommend corticosteroid shots or hand surgery to resolve your condition.
Physical therapy and occupational therapy can promote healing of your hand problem and recovery after a procedure. Effective treatment can get your hand functioning normally so that you can get back to day-to-day activities and enjoy an improved quality of life.
Schedule an appointment with one of our specialists to find the most effective treatment for your hand condition or injury on the Central Coast.
Dignity Health’s orthopedic doctors provide comprehensive treatment for hand pain throughout the Central Coast of California.