Category Archives: hand pain

New Company Links Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients With Trials

Costs Go Up. Treatment Goes Down. The cost of new medicines for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is again going up, and pricing many patients out of their medicine. If you have been diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis, and have taken methotrexate but … Continue reading

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It’s Poor Medical Care If The Doctor Isn’t Asking These 8 Questions.

(Print this out, fill it in before your appointment.) Where is your pain? When did it start? How bad is it? What kind of pain is it? (sharp, dull, aching, burning etc.) How often do you feel the pain? (is … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Get Your Doctor to Listen to You About Your Pain.

5 Ways to Get Your Doctor to Listen to You About Your Pain. Organize your symptoms to make it easy for them to categorize pain in the way they learned to diagnose your condition. Write down the following (and provide … Continue reading

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What’s Causing Pain In Your Hand?

Have you been experiencing right or left hand pain? Hand pain can be caused due to a variety of reasons, from something as simple as a strain or sprain to as painful as a fracture, arthritis or infection. But knowing … Continue reading

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Causes And Treatments Of Neck Muscle Pain And Pain In The Top Of The Wrist

In the busy schedule and stressed life, people often tend to ignore pain in the top of the wrist or pain in the neck muscles.  Leaving such pain could lead to further complications and chronic pain. Neck Muscle Pain: Pain … Continue reading

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Wrist Pain – Associated Conditions

Wrist pain is one of the most common problems that individuals experience. Whether in the left or right hand, wrist or on top of the wrist, there are multiple reasons that could trigger wrist pain. Persistent wrist pain should be … Continue reading

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My hand hurts at night!

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome If pain runs up the palm of your hand and into all of your fingers except the little finger, especially at night or when using your hand in certain positions, there is a good chance that you have carpal tunnel syndrome. Tapping … Continue reading

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Thumb pain when gripping, grabbing or holding things

“It even hurts to hold a mug of coffee!” If you have  pain where the largest Painspot is located in the picture below, then you may have osteoarthritis (often called ‘wear-and-tear’ arthritis) at the base of the thumb joint. It … Continue reading

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