Tag: hand pain

Thumb and wrist pain; Why you should see a chiropractor first.

Thumb and wrist pain; Why you should see a chiropractor first. If you have thumb and wrist pain, you may have tried wrist splints, injections or other methods to relieve the pain. Is the pain from arthritis?  Conventional wisdom suggests that is likely.  If you understand wrist, elbow and thumb pain, you may find out that the symptom is thumb and wrist pain, but the problem is actually resulting from the pelvis, and how it affects shoulder function. How can shoulder and hip problems cause your wrist and thumb to ache? The answer has to do with the fascial system, Read More »

Painful hands and the arthritis myth; Do you need a complimentary secondary opinion?

Painful hands and the arthritis myth; Do you need a complimentary secondary opinion? Osteoarthritis is considered a normal part of aging and most of us have seen the television commercials for pain relievers that offer temporary relief of arthritis pain.   Doctors for years have often told their patients that the pain in their hands, thumbs or even their wrists is likely arthritis.  The myth is often reinforced by the internet, via medical sites or drug company web sites. Over the years, patients have visited for problems such as their lower back or their neck.  Quite often, they will have hand Read More »