Nerve Injuries of the Hand

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Nerve Injuries of the Hand

Complex networks of nerves travel through your hands and fingers. If you injure a hand or a finger, you can damage these delicate nerves. Without proper care, a nerve injury can cause permanent problems.

What are nerve injuries?

This detailed video describes nerve injuries of the hand, including cutting injuries, crushing and stretching injuries, symptoms, and treatment. Some injured nerves can heal without surgery, but others need surgical help. If your nerve is severed, the ends may need to be reattached or placed in a guide so they can grow back together. You may also need physical therapy. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.