Conditions

Carpal Tunnel or Kienböck Disease?

September 9th, 2022

Wrist pain and discomfort can seem like the natural consequence of a busy lifestyle that requires near constant use of your hands. However, you shouldn’t experience regular pain or discomfort


Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries in Kids and Teens

August 31st, 2022

An estimated 30 to 50 million children participate in youth sports each year. This is great news, as sports can increase physical fitness, boost self-esteem, strengthen problem-solving skills, and


Carpal Boss or Ganglion Cyst?

August 29th, 2022

If you have a bump on your wrist, you’re probably wondering what it is. A few conditions have similar symptoms, making it challenging to determine the exact cause of your pain. How do you


Radial Tunnel Syndrome Pain Relief Exercises

August 19th, 2022

If you experience pain at the elbow, it’s hard to determine what’s causing the problem. Since several conditions cause arm and elbow pain, getting a diagnosis from an orthopedic doctor


Common Hand and Wrist Water Sports Injuries & How to Prevent Them

August 11th, 2022

Participating in sports is rewarding and fulfilling for many athletes. Unfortunately, these activities come with some risk of injuries. For those who take part in water sports, hand and wrist


Cubital Tunnel Syndrome vs. Radial Tunnel Syndrome

August 5th, 2022

If you’re experiencing pain in your elbow or numbness and tingling in the pinky and ring fingers, you may wonder what’s causing it. Different conditions can cause pain in the same area


Common Hand Injuries in Gamers

July 27th, 2022

The term “gamer” can encompass a broad range of enthusiasts who engage in a variety of interactive games, but it typically relates to those who regularly play computer or console-based


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5 Potential Causes of Stiff Hands

July 13th, 2022

We all use our hands every day for nearly everything that we do. When your hands start becoming stiff, it can prevent you from performing your daily routine and from doing what you love. If


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,


Person gripping their right hand due to pain in the wrist.

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,


Pencil sketch of left hand with small cyst on the wrist.

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


Hand palm up with fingers spread displaying a symptom of arthritis.

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


ECU Subluxation

April 10th, 2018

What is ECU Subluxation? The ECU, or Extensor Carpi Ulnaris, is the must ulnar of the muscles of the forearm, and extends from the elbow to the hand, where it joins by inserting into the fifth


Sagittal Band Tear

July 5th, 2016

What is a Sagittal Band Tear? To truly understand what a Sagittal Band Tear is, a basic knowledge of hand anatomy is helpful. The hand bones (metacarpals) articulate with the finger bones