Hand & Wrist Blog

Why Do My Fingers Sometimes Go Numb?

June 16th, 2022

What may have started with a slight tingle every once in a while has become a complete loss of sensation in your hands or fingers. Hand numbness can greatly hinder everyday tasks and cause them to

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Smart Phone Hand Pain & How to Prevent It

June 16th, 2022

With phones able to perform practically any task, it’s no wonder people are spending more time on them. With social media apps and games for entertainment, accessible apps related to work,

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Signs You May Have Nerve Damage

June 9th, 2022

Nerves are like tree branches, and your body contains billions of these sensors that transmit messages to your brain. When everything works, your brain will use this information to recognize pain,

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Common Hand Cysts & Tumors

June 3rd, 2022

  Any abnormal lump or mass on your body can be alarming, especially when you’re unsure of the cause. There are many different kinds of hand tumors and cysts, and the good news is that

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Different Types of Arthritis and Their Causes

May 25th, 2022

Arthritis is a broad term that describes various conditions that affect the joints, connective tissues, and the tissue around the joints in your body. While symptoms vary, the most common symptoms

Your Guide to the Best Kids Summer Camps in Dallas

May 11th, 2022

Camp offers kids the chance to get out of the house for a week in the summer, meet new friends, and learn various interesting things from sports and coding to robotics and creative arts. Just

Conditions Commonly Mistaken for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

May 4th, 2022

If you start to experience numbness or tingling in your hands, fingers, and wrists, your first thought might be that you’re experiencing carpal tunnel syndrome. That’s because

Family-Friendly Spring Activities in Dallas, TX

April 28th, 2022

Spring is in the air, and the next school break is right around the corner. If you’re anything like our team at The Hand and Wrist Institute, you’re likely looking forward to spending

Wrist Range of Motion Exercises

April 21st, 2022

When you undergo a procedure to heal the wrist or if you suffer pain from conditions affecting the bones and joints, using wrist range of motion exercises can help you gently gain flexibility and

What Is Bowstringing? Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

April 14th, 2022

Your hands contain 27 bones each, the most of any human body part. These bones work together with muscles, tendons, and ligaments to help you perform complex tasks and movements. This means you can

A2 Pulley Injury Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

April 14th, 2022

Clearly, the human hand is a complex and useful part of your body. Its intricate skeletal structure and powerful muscles allow you to control your fingers, grasp things, climb, and make all kinds

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What Are Heberden’s and Bouchard’s Nodes?

April 11th, 2022

We use our hands for everything, from heavy labor tasks to activities that require fine motor skills. Over time, the tissue in our hands can wear down and cause a condition like osteoarthritis.

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Best Barbecue Spots Near Dallas

April 5th, 2022

It’s no secret that Dallas is one of the best cities in the country for barbecue, from juicy meats to creamy sides. In fact, there’s so much great barbecue in the Dallas area, it can be

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Cuticles: What Are They, Care, Signs of Infection

March 21st, 2022

If you’ve ever had a manicure or pedicure, you’re probably aware that your nails have cuticles. However, did you know that they serve a purpose? These tiny pieces of the the skin keep

Nail Bed Injuries: Types, Causes & Treatment

March 10th, 2022

Your nail bed is the skin underneath your toenails and fingernails. These areas are quite susceptible to injuries, including injuries to the nail itself that affect the underlying area of the nail