• Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions
  • Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions
  • Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions
  • Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions

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  • Elite-level video gaming requires new protocols in sports medicine

    Study authors note multiple health issues including blurred vision from excessive screen time, neck and back pain from poor posture, carpal tunnel syndrome from repetitive motion, metabolic dysregulation from prolonged sitting and high consumption of caffeine and sugar, and depression and anxiety resulting from internet gaming disorder.

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  • Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis: Signs and Treatments

    People may notice elbow bursitis as a squishy lump on the back of their elbow. Often this seemingly appears out of nowhere, or they may remember something that led to the onset of their symptoms.

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  • Trigger finger: 7 home remedies

    Trigger finger is a condition in which a person's finger locks or catches if they try to straighten or bend it. Depending on the condition's severity, doctors will recommend either surgical treatments, medications, or some home remedies.

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  • A smart artificial hand for amputees merges user and robotic control

    Scientists have successfully tested new neuroprosthetic technology that combines robotic control with users' voluntary control, opening avenues in the new interdisciplinary field of shared control for neuroprosthetic technologies.

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  • Physical Therapy for a Colles' Fracture

    A Colles' fracture is a break in the radius bone, one of the bones of the forearm near the wrist. The fracture usually occurs if you fall onto your outstretched hand.

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  • Elbow Dislocation Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

    An elbow dislocation occurs when the upper arm and forearm get separated from their normal position. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) normally touching the bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna). When an elbow dislocation occurs, these bones are separated from their normal alignment. Elbow dislocations are the second most common joint dislocation, following shoulder dislocations.

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  • Is Thumb Joint Replacement Surgery Right for You?

    Thumb joints have been credited with enabling us to make a variety of technologic advancements, but over the course of a life, they sustain a lot of wear and tear. “Dexterity comes at a price,” the Arthritis Foundation reports. That price is “an increased risk of osteoarthritis in the first carpometacarpal joint, where the thumb meets the trapezium bone in the wrist.”

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  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Tennis Elbow

    Tennis elbow causes pain around the outside of the elbow, says the National Health Service. Often, the condition occurs after strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm.

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  • Causes and Treatment of Wrist Pain

    Due to the wrist's complex anatomy, determining the "why" behind your wrist pain can be a tricky process.

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  • Injection Injuries to the Hand and Fingers

    High-pressure tools, such as paint guns, are used in a wide number of industries and home improvement projects. Some of these high-pressure tools have tips that spray paint, oil, or chemicals from a gun-like tool. While efficient and effective, these tools can cause serious injuries, and often these injuries don't seem as severe as they really are.

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