Accidents and repetitive use can result in injury to your wrists or hands. These injuries can be debilitating, keeping you out of work and unable to perform your daily activities. If you have tingling or numbness in your hand or wrist, sharp pain extending through your wrist and arm, weakness or reduced control in your grip or the inability to hold things properly, or frequent or continuous pain in your forearm or wrist, you should seek medical attention. If the injury results from an auto accident or work activities, you are entitled to compensation for medical treatment and disability.