Each hand contains 27 distinct bones and, like the foot, makes up one-fourth of all the bones in your body. This large number of bones and connecting joints is the reason we can move our hands so precisely. Most of us are using our hands at nearly every waking moment, which can put a lot of demand on stress on our hand bones and joints.
MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is staffed by a wide range of musculoskeletal experts to help treat your hand, wrist and arm pain, including:
Since hand, wrist and arm pain can be caused by a number of conditions or injuries, your first step in diagnosing your pain is to be seen by one of our providers. Your initial appointment will be usually be with one of our orthopedic surgeons or sports medicine doctors. The doctor will complete a full evaluation of your symptoms and recent activities. X-rays, and MRI or CT scans may be necessary.
Finding the reason for your pain will help determine your treatment, as well as which provider or providers will be part of your treatment team.
To learn more or to make an appointment, select one of the providers listed above, or call:
Pierce County Locations (except Mountain Clinic):
South King County Locations: