Hand Pain

Why do I get hand pain and what are the causes?

A strain is caused when a muscle is stretched or torn and a sprain occurs when a ligament is stretched or twisted.

Who suffers from hand pain?

Hand pain is common and anyone can suffer from it.

What are the common symptoms of hand pain?

Tingling, numbness, tenderness, swelling, throbbing and cramp are all symptoms of hand pain.

Should I be concerned about my hand pain?

There are many different reasons you could be suffering hand pain so speak to your GP.

What not to do when you have hand pain

It’s obviously difficult but try to avoid activities that cause your hands to become painful.

What can I do about hand pain?

To relieve your hand pain use an ice pack (or a bag of frozen peas wrapped in a tea towel) for up to 20 minutes every 2 to 3 hours.

Try Solpadeine Plus or Solpadeine Max.

Ask your pharmacist for more advice.


  • Clinically proven to work when regular pain relief is not enough1
  • The soluble tablets get to work 2x faster than Paracetamol tablets*
  • Available in tablets, soluble tablets and capsules

1Only applicable to Solpadeine Plus and Solpadeine Max
*Based on absorption data

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