The preventionof wrist, hand, finger pain differs according to the condition, but most of theconditions can be controlled by:1- doing exercises to strengthen hand andarm muscles.
2- Stop activities that causes the pain in the hand, wrist,and finger.3- Change positions when holding something for a long time.Such as a book or a cup of tea.4- Using the whole hand when grabbing something, not only thethumb or index finger.
5- Wearing protective gear when doing sports.6- In cold weather, wear a warm glove to protect the hand andavoid coffee and tobacco products, because nicotine and caffeine cause blood vesselsto narrow, which decreases blood flow to the hand. One of thecommon disease that happen to the arm is arthritis, and it is a reduction inthe bone density, and it can be hard to prevent it, but the risk may be reducedby, maintaining a healthy weight, and thus help in fighting off osteoarthritis,the most common type of arthritis. Second, trying to quit smoking if thepatient is a smoker, this will cut the chance of developing rheumatoid arthritis,and this is a disease when the body’s defense targets the joint linings. Third,trying to avoid injuries as much as possible while playing sport.
Fourth, ifthe patient’s job requires a lot of pushing and lifting, caution is required toavoid any injures. Finally, if the patient job requires a lot of typing,sitting in a good position is important, getting a special keyboard, wristcushion, or pad may help. Another one iscarpal tunnel syndrome, and according to health line website “it is thecompression of the median nerve as it passes into the hand, And the median nerve providessensation to the thumb, index, middle finger, and a part of the ring finger”.This syndrome can be prevented by changing patient’s lifestyle to a lifestylethat doesn’t involve many risk of injuring the nerve, treating some existingdiseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure helps in digressing the symptomsas well, finally exercises that strengthen the hand is a good way of reducingsymptoms. One common injuryis dislocations, it happens when a bone slips out of a joint, for example, theend of the leg fits into a joint in your feet, when id slips out of the joint, it’scalled a dislocation.
and this can happen to any joint in the body, includingknee, shoulder, or hip. To prevent patient from suffering from any dislocationsit’s important to practice caution when doing daily living activities such as,avoiding standing on an unstable item like a chair for examples. It is also importantto have an injury prof house or office, tips to make them safer is to, removeany old rugs and replace them with new ones or a nonskid rug to avoid any possiblefalls, and moving any electric cable in the way too, preventing patient from trippingon them. Finally, it could be useful to wear protective gear when doing sportsto protect patient from injures.