The human hands are complex and delicate structures that contain 27 bones. The muscles and joints in the hand allow for strong, precise, and dexterous movements, but they are vulnerable to injury.
There are many different causes and types of hand pain. Hand pain can originate in different parts of the complex skeletal structure, including the:
- connective tissues
Hand pain can stem from:
- nerve damage
- repetitive motion injuries
- sprains and fractures
- several chronic health conditions
Many conditions contributing to hand pain can be treated. Depending on the cause of your hand pain, you may benefit from medications, exercises, or lifestyle changes.