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Hand InjuriesHand injuries can be divided into six categories. 1) cuts and lacerations, 2) fractures and dislocations, 3) soft tissue injuries and amputations, 4) infections, 5) burns, and 6) high pressure injuries. Treatment of hand injuries depends on the type of injury.
Repetitive Motion InjuriesRepetitive motion injuries are among the most common injuries in the United States. They include tendinitis, carpal tunnel, bursitis of the joints, and others. Exercises, NSAIDs, and cortisone injections are some of the treatments for repetitive motion injuries.
Wrist InjuryThe wrist injury can be a sprain, strain, or fractured or broken bone(s). Symptoms of an injury or fracture include pain, deformity, heat, swelling, and inability to move the joint. If you have severe pain, deformity, numbness, or are unable to move your wrist, call your doctor immediately, or go to an urgent care clinic, or hospital emergency department. Treatment of a wrist injury depends upon the type of wrist injury.
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