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A Flip of the Wrist

People who are consistently using their hand and wrist experience wrist pain. It is not uncommon for manual workers to suffer from wrist pain as result of their job. In fact, an average of 40% of workers report wrist irritation caused by work. Others victims include athletes such as tennis, rowing, and volleyball players. But even the average person can experience issues with the wrist. Pain in the wrist can be a sign of inflammatory or a degenerative process taking place. For those suffering from sprains, tingling, inflammation, nerve entrapment, or trigger finger, chiropractic treatment for wrist pain can assist in recovery.

The wrist is highly complex and performs countless movements throughout the day. But wrist pain is not always tied to the wrist itself. It can be caused by the hand, forearm, fingers, elbow, and even issues with the spine. The important action to take is the discovery of where the irritation is actually coming from. This will allow the chiropractor to determine what kind of treatment is necessary and where the treatment should be applied.

Symptoms Linked to Wrist Pain

Wrist issues can be linked to several different symptom types including burning, soreness, numbness, stiffness, tingling, or fluctuation of hot and cold. Extreme conditions include swelling or immobility. The cause can happen in a number of different ways. Wrist pain can fall under normal wear and tear or because of aging, which is a natural process. Or there could be a deeper cause such as a systemic disease process. Despite the reason for the pain, chiropractors need to have the chance to take a look. They can give a diagnosis and provide the correct medical care needed to resolve the pain. Finding the root cause is the first priority as it will determine the treatment. It will always help the chiropractor decide if extended treatment is needed beyond chiropractic care.

If you are experiencing wrist pain, immobility, or irritation, don’t delay in coming to see us at Marshall Chiropractic for chiropractic treatment for wrist pain.