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Painful, Numb or Tingling Fingers...what causes it and how Manual Osteopath Treatment can help:

Updated: Jan 19, 2023

Many people suffer from pain, numbness or tingling in the hands.

The underlying causes can be a combination of the following:

  • An event that aggravated the pain. This can be a current or previous injury or a sudden stressful and/or physically active period (like a move of residence).

  • An Office Job or a very Physically Active Job (possibly combined with improper ergonomics).

  • A pinched nerve (nerves coming from the upper back and neck can be involved).

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis.

  • Nutrition (sensitivities to gluten or milk can cause pain in the hands for some people).

  • Sometimes pain in the fingers is accompanied by pain in the shoulders, elbows or wwrists

Manual Osteopath Treatment can be very effective in relieving pain in hands/fingers by:

  • Mobilizing the pinched nerve. The increased Range of Motion eases the pain in the fingers.

  • Giving advice on ergonomics (setup of office).

Pain, numbness ,or tingling in the fingers is often related to posture and therefore an Osteopathy Treatment involves treating the entire body.

Come see us for Manual Osteopath Treatment.

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