Hand & Wrist Blog

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Cumulative Trauma Disorder

March 10th, 2022

You’ve probably heard of a repetitive strain injury, overuse syndrome, or regional musculoskeletal disorder. These are all terms for what’s known as cumulative trauma disorders,


Recurrent Carpal Tunnel

March 4th, 2022

Carpal tunnel syndrome is painful and inconvenient for those who suffer from it. The syndrome causes can disrupt your ability to do daily tasks, perform your job duties, and even sleep peacefully.


Best Climbing Gyms in Dallas, TX

February 24th, 2022

Exercise is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. When you’re looking for ways to get your cardio and strength training in, you want to keep your activities exciting and prevent boredom.


Stages of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

February 24th, 2022

Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic pain condition that usually occurs after a trauma or injury. This broad term describes prolonged pain and inflammation, resulting in either acute


Pronator Teres Syndrome vs. Carpal Tunnel

February 9th, 2022

If you’re experiencing unusual symptoms in your wrist, hand, or fingers, such as numbness, tingling, or weakness, your first thought might be carpal tunnel syndrome, as it’s one of the


Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Exercises

February 3rd, 2022

Cubital tunnel syndrome is a condition that arises when the funny bone, also known as the ulnar nerve, is irritated, compressed, or stretched where it crosses the sufferer’s elbow. This


Best Boxing Gyms in Dallas, TX

January 25th, 2022

Boxing is not only a popular sport, it’s a great way to get exercise, even for those who don’t want to compete. Whether you want to train to get into the ring, or you just want a


Psoriatic Arthritis vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis

January 13th, 2022

You may have heard of two of the most common types of arthritis, psoriatic and rheumatoid, but at first glance, you may not be aware of their differences. They both cause your joints to swell and


What Are the First Signs of Psoriatic Arthritis?

January 13th, 2022

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that may affect those with psoriasis. While there may be periods where you experience improved symptoms, they typically worsen over time and cause


Skier’s Thumb: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

January 6th, 2022

The hand consists of numerous bones, muscles, and ligaments that allow for the dexterity and movement of our hands. Veins, arteries, and nerves provide blood flow and sensation to the fingers and


Swan Neck vs. Boutonniere

January 3rd, 2022

Swan neck deformity and Boutonniere deformity are both conditions that affect the joints in the fingers. These deformities cause the finger to lose mobility and flexibility and take on an unnatural


Best Retirement Homes in Southlake, TX

January 3rd, 2022

Whether you’re looking for full-service assisted living or memory care, or independent living options, Southlake has a lot to offer. Texas is a beautiful place to spend your retirement, with


How to Tell If a Finger Is Broken or Jammed

December 9th, 2021

Fingers are one of the most common body parts to injure because we use our fingers constantly throughout the day. They’re also one of the most common body part injuries to ignore and leave


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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