Wrist and Hand Pain and Acupuncture

Wrist and Hand Pain and Acupuncture

Reasons for Hand and Wrist Pain

Wrist and Hand Pain can be for many different reasons

  • Repetitive strain injury (RSI) – often from computer work
  • Arthritis, mostly rheumatoid
  • Ganglions cysts
  • Tendonitis
  • Fracture
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Sprains, acute injury
  • Gout
  • Problems with Neck, Shoulder or Back – can refer down to hand and wrist
  • Chronic pain

Symptoms of Wrist Pain

Depending on what’s causing your wrist pain, it may be accompanied by the following symptoms:

  • Swollen fingers
  • Difficulty making a fist or gripping objects
  • Numbness or tingling sensation
  • Pain, numbness, or tingling
  • Sudden, sharp pain
  • Swelling or redness around the wrist
  • Heat in a wrist joint, hands and fingers

Call your doctor immediately if your wrist is warm and red and if you have a temperature over (38°C). These symptoms could signal Septic arthritis, which is a serious illness.

Acupuncture Help

Traditional Five Element Acupuncture can help in recovery and reducing pain of long term conditions.

When you damage your hands or wrists Acupuncture can help you recover from the injury and help prevent long term effects of injury.

If you have a chronic condition Acupuncture can help with the pain and inflammation and slow down the disease process. Reducing flare ups, helping with stress and anxiety of your condition.

Traditional Five Element Acupuncture treats the whole person, helping you manage your condition and life challenges.


For information and Acupuncture treatment contact Hannah on :- https://www.southwellacupuncture.co.uk/contact/

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