A.Sports Injuries Expert
The most concerning issue about a traumatic hand/wrist injury is ruling out a potential fracture/dislocation, and whether or not there is intra-articular involvement (if a joint has been injured). Often, small bones in the hand can break or simply crack, and can take a long time to heal if not identified and treated correctly. For persistent hand pain, particularly after trauma, the first investigation would be to do an X-ray. If you had X-rays immediately after the incident, they may have been reported as normal as there was likely nothing to see. This is because the cracks are often too small to see at the time, and it can take several weeks for the healing process to become visible radiologically. That is why repeat X-rays are also done in the case of ongoing pain with previously normal scans. An interosseous muscle strain is a possibility as one can never rule out soft tissue injuries, but if it has been persisting for months, then it's unlikely to be the problem.
The hand is a complex and necessary appendage, it's advised you see a hand specialist for a thorough examination, particularly if the pain is not responding, and there is nothing obvious found on X-rays.
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