Hand or finger stiffness or tightness is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of hand or finger stiffness or tightness are trigger finger (finger disorder), osteoarthritis, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Other possible causes, such as bruise, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with hand or finger stiffness or tightness, 81% report having hand or finger pain, 46% report having hand or finger swelling, and 32% report having loss of sensation.
Patients with hand or finger stiffness or tightness often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, application of splint, physical therapy exercises, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), occupational therapy assessment, other therapeutic procedures on muscles and tendons and other non-or therapeutic procedures on musculoskeletal system .
|Radiographic imaging procedure|
|Plain x-ray (X ray)|
|Application of splint (Splinting)|
|Physical therapy exercises (Exercises)|
|Other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation)||$101|
|Occupational therapy assessment (Speech therapy)|
|Other therapeutic procedures on muscles and tendons||$1147|
|Other non-OR therapeutic procedures on musculoskeletal system||$39|
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with hand or finger stiffness or tightness include triamcinolone topical product, botulinum toxin type a (botox), hydrochlorothiazide / olmesartan, cortisone, metolazone, chondroitin-glucosamine, etodolac, calcium carbonate / simethicone, paromomycin, colistin/hc/neomycin/thonzonium otic, sibutramine (meridia), peginterferon alfa-2b (sylatron) and ribavirin .
Groups of people at highest risk for hand or finger stiffness or tightness include age 45-59 years.