There are many conditions that affect the hand which can cause pain or problems with movement. These include arthritis, carpal tunnel syndromes, trigger finger and dupuytrens contracture.
Your GP may refer you to see an Orthopaedic Surgeon to discuss possible treatment options if you:
- are in regular pain which makes it difficult to carry out every day activities, or is having a disabling effect on your ability to carry out normal daily activities.
- Have pins and needles or weakness affecting your hand.
- Have trouble straightening your fingers.