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Hand Pain

Hand pain can occur for a variety of reasons, including overuse, injury, or arthritis. That’s why it’s important to receive an accurate diagnosis from a hand specialist you can truly trust.

At Barrington Orthopedic Specialists in Greater Chicago, IL, our expert team is dedicated to helping patients manage and alleviate hand pain through a conservative and comprehensive approach. Using the latest medical advancements combined with personalized care, our team strives to improve your quality of life by addressing the root causes of hand pain.

At Barrington Orthopedic Specialists, we are committed to providing personalized care that meets your unique needs. Schedule an appointment with us and begin your journey to a full and speedy recovery.

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Causes and Effective Solutions for Hand Pain

Hand pain can be caused due to various reasons, affecting your daily activities and diminishing your quality of life. Some of the common causes of hand pain include:

  • Arthritis: Inflammation of the joints, leading to pain, swelling, and stiffness.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Caused by the compression of the median nerve, resulting in numbness, tingling sensation, and pain in your hand and fingers.
  • Tendonitis: Inflammation of the tendons due to repetitive strain, leading to discomfort and reduced mobility.
  • Fractures and Sprains: Broken bones or ligament damage, usually due to trauma or accidents, can cause severe hand pain.

Your treatment options will depend on the underlying cause of your hand pain. In all cases, however, Dr. Yaffe and the team at Barrington Orthopedic Specialists will use the least invasive, most conservative approach first.

Frequently-Asked Questions

How can I help alleviate hand pain in the short term? 

Applying ice packs, gently massaging the affected area, and taking over-the-counter pain relievers can provide temporary relief from hand pain. However, it is crucial to consult a specialist for a thorough assessment and proper treatment.

Where is Barrington Orthopedic Specialists located?

Barrington Orthopedic Specialists has multiple conveniently accessible locations across the greater Chicago area. Our offices can be found in:

  • Bartlett, IL
  • Buffalo Grove, IL
  • Elk Grove Village, IL
  • Schaumburg, IL

How can I get started with the best hand and wrist specialists near me?

At Barrington Orthopedic Specialists, we make it easy to get started with the top hand and wrist specialists in Illinois. Just use our online tool to select a time that works for you, and we’ll be in contact shortly.