Hand and Wrist Health

Your hands and wrist are an important part of your daily life, so it's important to address any injuries or pain you're experiencing. Explore some of the common causes and treatment options available.
Rubberband
Hand and Wrist Exercises With Household Items
How to Recognize and Treat Wrist Ganglion Cysts
Doctor examining a patient's hand
What Is a Carpal Boss?
A skier falling on the side of a mountain
Learn What to Do If You Have Gamekeeper's or Skier's Thumb
Rheumatoid arthritis, general practitioner examining patient and hand for signs of rheumatoid arthri
Are Those Lumps on Your Hand or Wrist a Sign of Cancer?
snowboarding
Causes and Treatment of Wrist Pain
Mature Person With Painful Wrist
Beyond Carpal Tunnel: Neuropathy of the Wrist and Elbow
Cracking knuckles
Why Your Finger Joints Click, Snap, and Pop
hand pain
Causes of Hand Pain and Treatment Options
Peripheral Cyanosis
What You Need to Know About Peripheral Cyanosis
Wrist pain while typing on a computer.
How to Strengthen Your Wrists
Arm pain
Why Is My Arm Hurting?
lump on wrist
What You Need to Know About the Symptoms and Prognosis of Hand Tumors
An older woman rubbing her sore hands
The Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumors
An elderly man talking to his doctor
The Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment of Ollier Disease
Finger in splint
What You Should Do About a Broken Finger
scaphoid fracture
Did You Injure One of the Small Bones of Your Wrist?
Man and woman exercising with punchingballs
The Bone Injury That Happens When You Punch a Wall
Ballerina dancing in beautiful rehearsal room
Avulsion Fracture of the Fifth Metatarsal
Colles fracture X-ray.
Treating a Colles' Fracture With Physical Therapy
photo of woman with elbow pain working with her PT.
Common Fractures of the Arm, Elbow, and Wrist That Your PT Can Treat
Photo of a doctor examining a woman's hand.
4 Exercises to Get Your Wrist Moving After a Colles' Fracture
foot metatarsal fracture
The 3 Types of Fifth Metatarsal Fractures
x-ray of hands
What You Need to Know About Metacarpal Fracture
xray of a broken wrist
What You Should Know About Treating a Broken Wrist
colles wrist fracture
Broken Wrist? How to Tell if It's a Colles Fracture
Woman with arm in a cast
Ulnar Styloid Fracture Overview
wrist fracture
What You Should Know About a Smith's Fracture of the Wrist
A hand in a cast laying on the grass
Learn How Hand Fractures Are Diagnosed and Treated
Doctor bandaging patient's wrist
Why Scaphoid Wrist Fractures Take So Long to Heal
Beginning of purple finger
What Causes a Purple Finger?
finger climber
The Unusual Case of Finger Pulley Ruptures
amputation
When Is It Safe to Reattach a Severed Finger?
surgery
Surgical Options for Trigger Finger
Doctor examining patient's hand
Flexor Tendon Sheath Infections
boutonniere deformity
When a Jammed Finger Doesn't Look Right
Rock climber with an injured finger
How Serious Is a Jersey Finger Sports Injury?
A detail of a splint on the finger of Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks against the Miami Heat in Game Two of the 2011 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 2, 2011 in Miami, Florida.
What to Do When You Sprain Your Finger
A man spraying on paint with a paint gun
High-Pressure Injuries to Fingers Can Lead to Amputation
ring finger injury
Ring Avulsion Injuries and Injury from Wedding Band
Fingers and number are both base 10, so counting on fingers can make math easier.
Why Do Our Fingers Prune in the Water?
hand arthritis
An Overview of Finger Arthritis
finger fracture
How Are Common Finger Injuries Treated?
Doctor examining senior patients hand in office
When Should You Get a Finger Joint Replacement?
thumb arthritis
Nonsurgical Treatments for Arthritis of the Thumb
Doctor examining senior patients hand in office
What Happens When You Jam Your Finger?
Finger brace
The 8 Best Finger Braces of 2021
Will the Tip of the Finger Grow Back?
wrist pain
Everything to Know About Kienböck's Disease
an elderly woman holding her wrist
Options for Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatments of Wrist Arthritis
Wrist x-ray
Dislocation and Fracture of the Small Bones in the Wrist
Wrist pain
What Are the Sources of Your Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain?
Wrist Pain and Mouse
Learn If You Could Be at Risk of de Quervain's Tenosynovitis
rowing team on the water
Learn About Intersection Syndrome Symptoms and Treatments
Wrist pain woman holding wrist
TFCC Injuries Can Cause Wrist Pain and Clicking
Middle aged man with wrist pain
Hook of Hamate Wrist Fracture Symptoms
Surgeon performing wrist arthroscopy
When an Arthrscopic Surgery Might Help Relieve Wrist Pain
older woman rubbing wrist
Beneficial Treatments for Wrist Arthritis
Woman Holds Hand in Pain
Carpal Tunnel vs. Arthritis: Differences, Symptoms, and Causes
Carpal Tunnel
How Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Is Diagnosed