• 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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  • Fracture Of The Wrist: How To Recognise And Treat It

    Fractures of the wrist and hand bones, or sprains with ligament injuries of the wrist are frequent traumas, which are easy to incur by falling while performing simple, everyday activities or while doing sports.

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  • 7 Best Exercises for Golfer’s Elbow

    You don’t have to play golf to experience the pain and tenderness of medial epicondylitis, aka golfer’s elbow. “We also see it in people who play sports where they throw or weight lift and have jobs where they grip and hold things,”

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  • Advice From A Certified Hand Therapist: Woodworking Hand Injuries

    Woodworking is a skill that requires precision and patience. Strong, functional hands are crucial to woodworking and it is important to protect them from potentially dangerous tools and accidents. Knowing the basic anatomy of the human hand and becoming familiar with symptoms for common conditions can be helpful when it comes to protecting yourself from injury during woodworking.

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  • Wrist Tendonitis Signs, Causes, and Treatments

    Wrist tendonitis is a common condition. It involves irritation and inflammation of a tendon at the wrist joint.Wrist tendonitis often occurs where tendons cross each other or pass over a bony area. These are possible sites of irritation. They can lead to pain when you move the wrist.

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  • Causes and Treatments for Stiff Fingers

    Stiff fingers can be cumbersome, and arthritis or minor injuries are common causes. In some cases, health issues involving the bones, connective tissues, or muscles in the hand are responsible.

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  • What does it feel like to have carpal tunnel syndrome?

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects the hand, wrist, and arm. It happens when the median nerve gets compressed, or squeezed, at the wrist. The median nerve is a large nerve running from the palm to the upper arm.

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  • Avoid ‘gamer’s thumb’

    Also known as Dequervain’s tenosynovitis, gamer’s thumb is “a condition that causes pain, stiffness and a sensation of pain with thumb and wrist motion,” says the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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  • Are osteoporosis and distal radius fractures related?

    Of all orthopedic injuries, wrist fractures are among the most common. One particular type of wrist fracture affects the end, or distal, part of the radius and a recent study reported that distal radius fractures comprise 16.4% of all fractures.

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  • What to Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Pregnancy

    CTS is common in pregnancy and can occur in 31% to 62% of people who are pregnant. Researchers aren’t sure why CTS is so common in pregnancy. They speculate that pregnancy-related hormones might contribute to increased swelling throughout the body.

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  • Elite climbers may develop cartilage abnormalities, osteophytes in finger joints

    Results presented at the Virtual EFORT Congress showed an increase in the occurrence of osteophytes and decrease in cartilage thickness in the distal and proximal interphalangeal joints of elite climbers in a 10-year period.

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