• 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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  • Work with your hands? Watch out for carpal tunnel syndrome

    Working with your hands day after day can take a toll on them, causing pain, numbness and weakness. Carpal tunnel syndrome is one condition that farmers, truck drivers, factory and construction workers, and others can experience.

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  • Active older adults with distal radius fractures may benefit from surgical treatment

    Sustaining a [distal radius fracture] may impose severe restrictions on lifestyle for those who are active despite their chronological age. These individuals can benefit from surgical treatment, which enables earlier return to daily function

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  • What Is a Sprained Wrist?

    A sprained wrist is an injury that affects the ligaments, which are soft tissue structures connecting bone to bone. These injuries range in severity and often occur with trauma, such as a fall, or during sports activities. Mild wrist sprains usually heal within a few weeks, but severe injuries can require surgery.

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Facts and Statistics: What You Need to Know

    Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve becomes pinched or squeezed as it travels through a passageway in the wrist formed by the carpal bones and the flexor retinaculum.

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  • What is intersection syndrome?

    Intersection syndrome is when tendons in a person’s wrist and back of the forearm become inflamed and swollen. It is a rare form of tendonitis. People who play certain sports may be at an increased risk.

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  • 8 Signs Of Mallet Finger

    A mallet finger, sometimes called “baseball finger” because it can be common in baseball players, is a deformity of the finger typically caused by injury. You may have a mallet finger if you’ve recently jammed, cut, or broken your fingertip. Most likely, a hard object like a ball struck the tip of your finger or your finger was bent forcefully when lifting a heavy object or performing a daily task.

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  • Causes of a lump on the finger knuckle joint

    A lump on the finger knuckle joint that appears suddenly can cause concern. It can happen for many reasons, ranging from an inflammatory disease to an infection or, more rarely, a tumor.

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  • What to know about joints locking up in fingers and toes

    Some conditions cause the finger or toe joint tissue to thicken, which makes movement difficult. This, in turn, may affect how the joint bends, leading to a locking sensation. The potential causes of this include injury and arthritis.

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  • What are the treatment options for Golfer's elbow?

    Golfer’s elbow occurs when the forearm tendons tear and become inflamed. It often results from overuse or repetitive motions. Treatment options include rest, specific exercises, medication, and surgery.

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  • How to Get Rid of Arthritis in the Fingers

    Osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are the two types of arthritis that most commonly affect the finger joints. Depending on which type of arthritis affects your finger joints, you may experience additional symptoms.

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