Vail Hand Surgery

Dr. Terrell Joseph is an expert in assessing, diagnosing, and treating hand injuries and conditions. 


Frequently asked questions

Why am I having hand pain?

Pain in the hand can be caused by a wide range of issues, from a condition that has developed over time, such as carpal tunnel or arthritis, to a traumatic injury, such as a fracture or sprain. In some cases, and if not detected early, conditions such as carpal tunnel may progress and worsen, causing severe pain and even immobility in the fingers, thumb, hand, and forearm.

When should I see a doctor for hand pain?

Lingering pain in the hand is often the result of a condition that has developed over time. It may be time to seek medical treatment from a hand specialist if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Increased hand and arm discomfort
  • Pain in the fingers while carrying, gripping, grasping, or twisting objects
  • Swelling and discomfort in the hand or afflicted joint
  • Changes in range of motion in the surrounding joints (for instance, if you are experiencing thumb joint pain, your adjacent finger joints may become more mobile than usual)
  • Warmth and/or redness in the hand, palm, and fingers
  • Numbness, tingling, or throbbing of the hand while resting or sleeping
  • A sensation of grating or grinding in the affected joint
  • The development of cysts on the end joints of your fingers

Why should you see Dr. Joseph for your hand pain?

Dr. Joseph understands that pain in the hand can disrupt your lifestyle and make simple, everyday activities difficult. He is committed to developing customized treatment plans to accommodate your individual condition and get you back to your active lifestyle quickly and safely.

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The information is not intended to substitute for or replace professional medical treatment, to replace professional medical advice relative to a specific medical question or condition. 

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181 West Meadow Drive 
Suite 2700
Vail, CO 81657 

Tel: 970-476-7220

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