Abnormal sensations like numbness and tingling in hands and fingers are mostly short lived and not serious. Other times there is a more serious underlying problem that needs to be addressed by a physician.
Olympic athletes, sports professionals, weekend warriors, young, old, and everything in between all use their fingers as they play, which makes finger injuries in athletes a common problem.
Even though the use of technology is beneficial in a lot of ways, it’s also caused an increase in carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a numbness and tingling in the hand and arm caused by a pinched nerve in the wrist.
You may be wondering, “what in the world is a scaphoid fracture and why should I be worried about it?”. Well, scaphoid fractures are injuries of the wrist, and are actually incredibly common.