The hand of the human being is probably the most intriguing and complex engineered bio-advanced miracle known to the human mind. So when this miracle has been crippled by an injury, pain or chronic disease, one suffers a great deal. But even more than just a state of suffering, a sense of loss and disability tends to cripple the mind as well. People only realise the multitudes of functions and the need for the hand in all activities of daily living, once it is injured.
The hand is made up of bone, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves, skin, and blood vessels. The relationship between all these structures is delicate and refined. An injury or disease can affect any or all of these structures and impair the use of the hand.
Not all problems affecting hand or wrist need surgery. A hand specialist often care for hand conditions with different modalities such as physiotherapy, medications, splinting, or injections and if needed surgery they are the best due to the experience about the delicate hand anatomy.
So, if you have pain in your fingers, hand, or wrist, or suffer from numbness, you may want to consult a hand specialist