Expected Recovery Time of a Torn Bicep

November 1st, 2023

An injury to the bicep can be a painful setback, affecting your physical well-being and daily life. Whether it’s a partial tear or a more severe injury, understanding the aftercare process is

Pinched Nerve? Here’s 7 Home Remedies to Help Reduce Some Pain

October 31st, 2023

A pinched nerve can be a source of extreme discomfort and pain. It can make daily activities challenging and uncomfortable due to the pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness it can cause. While

What Are the Differences Between a Tendon and a Ligament?

October 30th, 2023

Though both integral components of the body’s musculoskeletal system, tendons and ligaments are distinct in their anatomy, physiology, and function. As they affect the body differently,

How to Diagnose & Treat Carpometacarpal Joint Arthritis in the Hand

October 4th, 2023

Joint arthritis is a common condition throughout the body. Carpometacarpal (CMC) joint arthritis affects the thumb and hand, causing pain, discomfort, and difficulty with routine tasks.

Can You Dislocate Your Finger?

October 4th, 2023

As with any joint, you can dislocate your finger. In fact, the finger has several joints, which means that this part of the body is especially susceptible to dislocation. It’s important to

Dupuytren Contracture: Signs, Symptoms, & Treatments

October 4th, 2023

Dupuytren’s contracture is a troublesome condition that affects how your fingers sit, flex, and move. This disease progresses gradually over time and may cause worsening symptoms over the

What Are the Major Nerves of the Hand?

October 4th, 2023

There are three peripheral nerves that serve your forearm, wrist, and hand. These nerves exist on either side of the body, so you have two of each. When functioning properly, these nerves enable

Home Remedies & Stretches to Help Reduce Thumb Tendonitis Pain

October 4th, 2023

Welcome to the Hand and Wrist Institute in Dallas, Texas. We understand the discomfort and limitations that thumb tendinitis can bring to your daily life. That’s why we’re here to

Closed vs. Open Fractures & How They Should be Treated Differently

August 23rd, 2023

Doctors classify bone fractures into two main categories: closed and open. Closed fractures, sometimes called simple fractures, don’t involve a break in the skin. With open or compound

What is Kienbock’s Disease, and How Can it Be Treated?

August 23rd, 2023

Blockage of the blood supply to the lunate, a small carpal bone in the wrist, can cause stiffness and pain. This condition, known as Kienböck’s disease, leads to the death of all or part of

How to Treat a Ruptured Bicep

August 23rd, 2023

At The Hand and Wrist Institute in Dallas, Texas, we provide expert care and specialized medical attention for the hands and wrists. In this blog post, we focus on treating a ruptured bicep.

Proper Typing Techniques to Help Avoid Hand Fatigue or Injury

July 28th, 2023

In today’s digital age, typing has become an integral part of our daily lives. Whether for work, communication, or leisure, many of us spend hours each day in front of a keyboard. However,

Can Trigger Finger be Cured Without Surgery?

July 12th, 2023

The human hand is a marvel of intricate design and remarkable functionality, enabling us to perform countless tasks with precision and dexterity. However, when conditions such as trigger finger

Is Ice or Heat Better for a Sprained Wrist?

July 11th, 2023

Although a sprained wrist is a common injury, you should never underestimate it or leave it untreated. Neglecting proper treatment and care for a sprained wrist can have significant consequences

Does Cracking Your Knuckles Cause Arthritis?

July 7th, 2023

For decades, the act of cracking knuckles has been a subject of lively debate, accompanied by warnings from concerned individuals about its supposed link to arthritis and other potential health