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Tuft Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

November 16th, 2021

Tuft fractures are cracks or breaks that occur at the very tips of the bones, directly under the fingernails. Every finger and thumb has a distal phalanx, a bony protrusion at the end. Tuft


How To Tell If Your Finger Is Broken

November 11th, 2021

Hand injuries are relatively common, and the fingers are the most frequently injured part of the hand. Injuries to the fingers can range from bruises to sprains, to broken bones. You can also


How to Fix a Broken Knuckle

November 10th, 2021

The knuckles are the workhorses of the hands. They facilitate almost all the movements we make, so any kind of finger pain can make constant daily tasks difficult. You may not know that you can


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Can You Break Your Elbow?

November 4th, 2021

From the moment you wake up every day, you start using your elbow. You hinge your arm to get out of bed, to open the door, to wash your hair in the shower, or to pull your clothes over your head.


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Paronychia vs Felon

October 14th, 2021

Hand infections are relatively common and have many varying causes, from bite wounds to cellulitis. When you experience a hand infection, it’s important to determine the cause of the


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Biceps Tendonitis Test

October 13th, 2021

Biceps tendonitis is inflammation and irritation of one of the bicep tendons that typically manifests as pain and weakness in the arm and shoulder. There are a variety of different causes and


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Biceps Tendonitis Exercises

October 7th, 2021

Biceps tendonitis is an injury common in athletes, those who often lift heavy objects, or anyone who regularly uses repetitive overhead hand and arm motions. The regular aging process can also be a


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Top 4 Southlake Restaurants

September 17th, 2021

Southlake, Texas, lies about 30 minutes northwest of Dallas near the man-made reservoir Grapevine Lake, created when the Denton Creek was dammed in 1952. Southlake has a population of just over


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How To Fix Nursemaid’s Elbow

September 17th, 2021

As a parent, it’s only natural to want to lift your child into your arms, swing them around, and enjoy high-spirited playtime. However, the very activities you love to engage in can cause a


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Trigger Finger Surgery Recovery

September 15th, 2021

Trigger finger is a painful, inconvenient condition that surgeons can resolve easily. If conservative treatment has failed in the past, it might be time to move forward and try something new.


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Smith Vs. Colles Fracture

August 30th, 2021

Several types of wrist fractures exist. Two of these are Smith and Colles fractures. You need to understand what they are and the treatment options available for both. Here is a review of the


Ganglion Cyst

How to Get Rid of a Ganglion Cyst

August 30th, 2021

Typically found on the tendons or joints of your hands or wrists, ganglion cysts are fluid-filled noncancerous lumps. You might notice a bump near your joint that looks like a tiny balloon, and


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Can a TFCC Tear Heal Without Surgery?

August 23rd, 2021

The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is an important wrist structure, and when it’s injured, it can cause severe pain and other issues. This area is located between the radius and the


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Our 4 Favorite Italian Restaurants In Dallas

August 16th, 2021

I think we can all agree that pasta is one of the best comfort foods ever created, plus it’s so versatile. You can have pasta with a wide variety of sauces, from your basic red marinara to


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Tennis Elbow vs. Golfers Elbow

July 26th, 2021

Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow are two conditions to confuse easily. They both affect the same general area, the elbow to the wrist, but involve different tendons and somewhat different