Hands are the first defense for most people when they fall. Unfortunately, that’s how many people end up with a broken hand. Breaking a hand is a debilitating condition so the sooner treatment is started, the better. Keep reading to learn more.
Causes & Triggers
- Direct hit
- Overuse or repetitive motion
- Sports injuries
Signs & Symptoms
- Deformed appearance
- Difficulty moving hand
- Pain, especially when gripping or squeezing
Tips & Treatment
- Seek immediate medical treatment to avoid improper healing, reduced grip strength or limited range of motion.
- Consult an orthopedic hand specialist for symptom relief and treatment options.