Treatment For Numbness & Tingling In Arms, Hands & Fingers in Glens Falls & Saratoga Springs
Dr. Garcia has received special training in the Connecticut Combined Hand Surgery Fellowship, along with Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. This allows him to offer skilled assessments and surgical options to improve functionality for a variety of hand, wrist and elbow conditions, as well as plastic surgery options to improve appearance. Dr. Garcia is a recognized member of the local surgical community providing surgical services at Saratoga Hospital and Glens Falls Hospital.
Numbness refers to the loss of sensation in one or both hands and can be caused by a number of factors. Numbness can often be accompanied by tingling, burning, weakness, or pain, and may signal the onset of a number of conditions, some of which may be serious.
Numbness Treatment from Hand & Wrist Specialist Dr. Garcia
If you experience any form of numbness or tingling in the hands, wrist or arms, Dr. Garcia will personally evaluate you to help determine the cause and offer suggestions to resolve the problem. Treatment options may be surgical, non-surgical or a combination of both.
Why are my hands and/or wrists numb?
Hand or wrist numbness is most often caused by the branch of nerves traveling to the arms, hands, or fingers becoming compressed.
What are some risk factors for numbness in the hands?
Some risk factors for numbness in the hand and/pr wrists include (but may not be limited to):
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Ganglion cysts
- Guillain-Barre syndrome
- Lyme Disease
- Syndromes of the nervous system
- Peripheral neuropathy
Looking for a hand and wrist specialist in the Saratoga or Glens Falls area to help with numbness?
For more information on diagnosis and treatment for hand numbness, request a consultation with Dr. Garcia by calling our office at (518) 793-0475 today.