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Fingertip Pain

Fingertip pain is very common. This condition can make it challenging to perform fine motor hand movements. For many, fingertip pain significantly impacts the ability to complete a wide range of routine daily tasks.

It’s common to experience one or more of the following symptoms from fingertip pain:

  • Pain that gets worse with activity
  • Swelling
  • Skin flushing and tenderness
  • Difficulty gripping objects

The hand specialists at Colorado Advanced Orthopedics have extensive experience treating a variety of conditions that result in fingertip pain. We can recommend the best treatment plan to restore a pain free life. We offer minimally invasive treatments that can alleviate your pain, and we can also perform surgery in situations where more conservative treatment options aren’t able to provide the relief you seek.

Fill out the form to schedule an appointment with our board-certified orthopedic surgeons. During your appointment, our hand specialists will:

  • Perform a thorough diagnostic exam to determine the precise cause of your pain
  • Discuss your treatment options and answer any questions you may have
  • Explain next steps in the process and start you on the path to restoring a pain free life
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Many Potential Causes of Hand and Finger Pain

There are two primary causes of hand and finger pain:

Hand and finger injuries can result in damage to bones, muscles and underlying tissue in the region. The most common injuries resulting in hand and finger pain include:

There are also a wide range of conditions which can cause hand and finger pain, including:

When Should I Consider Surgery?

Treatment options for hand and finger pain will vary depending on the underlying cause and severity of your symptoms. In many instances, your pain can be managed with more conservative treatment methods such as:

  • Topical pain relieving creams or gels
  • Gentle stretching of your fingers and wrists
  • Resting from activities that require grasping, pinching and gripping
  • Splinting or immobilizing your hands or fingers to provide support and allow them to heal
  • Adaptive equipment that will minimize stress on your hand and finger joints
  • Steroid medications/injections
  • Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs

For more serious or chronic injuries, surgery may be required.

Finger and Hand Surgery Procedures Performed at Colorado Advanced Orthopedics

At Colorado Advanced Orthopedics, our board-certified orthopedic surgeons perform a variety of finger and surgery procedures to relieve pain and restore proper function:

In addition to these surgical procedures, we also perform minimally invasive, nonsurgical treatments in situations where surgery isn’t required to alleviate your finger pain. Our physical therapy and occupational therapy teams can assist with splinting the injured hand and provide you with a regimen of exercises that will facilitate proper healing. Our in-house physical therapy team coordinates with our surgical team to ensure all team members are aligned on your treatment plan.

Freeing You from the Burdens of Hand and Finger Pain

Hand and finger pain can be extremely debilitating, impacting your ability to perform many routine daily activities. Fortunately, you don’t have to suffer through this pain any longer. At Colorado Advanced Orthopedics, our team of highly trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeons can help you restore a pain free life, allowing you to enjoy your favorite activities once again.

Our team is driven by our purpose – to make people feel cared for. This has fueled our desire to create an amazing patient experience throughout every stage of your treatment. You’ll benefit from working with a caring team who goes the extra mile to provide the personalized treatment you deserve. Our state-of-the-art orthopedic surgery facility utilizes the most advanced technology available to deliver highly precise surgical outcomes. In addition, we’ve invested in a variety of amenities to ensure your procedure is as comfortable as possible.

You’ll work with some of the most experienced hand specialists on the Western Slope. Our team consistently delivers exceptional outcomes that allow our patients to celebrate life’s joys once again. We’ll also provide you with the education you need to understand your options and make an informed decision regarding our treatment recommendations.

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