Case of the Month #3: Burning pain in both hands

Published: 10/02/2021

Management Plan

  • Trial of anti-neuropathic medication – pregabalin 75mg bd, increasing to a maximum of 300mg bd if tolerated

  • Referral to neurosurgeons to review scans and determine if surgical management required 

  • Referral to occupational therapy / hand therapy for help with loss of hand function