hand arm wrist conditions
Posted on 5/15/2020 in hand arm wrist conditions
Do you have a lump growing on your hand/wrist that is causing you pain or numbness? If so, you may be suffering from a ganglion cyst!
What are Ganglion Cysts?
A ganglion is a benign, fluid-filled cyst that typically forms in the soft tissue of the wrist. Inside the cyst is a...
Posted on 4/25/2019 in hand arm wrist conditions
You’ve done the easy part: you’ve consulted with a doctor about your hand issues and now you have a surgical appointment on the books to help fix the problem.
The next step is surgery and recovery, and although it’s a relief that your symptoms will soon be improved, you may be...
Posted on 1/25/2019 in hand arm wrist conditions
If you sit at a desk all day, chances are you don’t feel like you’re in danger of sustaining an injury at any given moment. But the truth is, millions of people each year are diagnosed with joint injuries whose symptoms are exacerbated by their work at an office job....
Posted on 10/2/2018 in hand arm wrist conditions
Carpal Tunnel is one of the most common hand and wrist ailments out there, with millions of cases being treated in the US each year.
There are a handful of factors that can contribute to the development of Carpal Tunnel, one of which is repetitive hand movements. Whether you work...
Posted on 4/20/2018 in hand arm wrist conditions
There are many different types of arthritis out there, but one of the most common types is rheumatoid arthritis.
Each year, there are more than 200,000 cases of rheumatoid arthritis in the United States. This common condition is treatable, but it is not curable.
Wondering if you might be at risk for...
Posted on 2/19/2018 in hand arm wrist conditions
Sports are a great way for adults and children alike to stay in shape and be physically active. Unfortunately, they can also be a common source of hand and wrist injuries.
Hand and wrist injuries are among the most common sports-related injuries that impact athletes on all levels, from those...
Posted on 1/18/2018 in hand arm wrist conditions
Although your office job might not seem like it's dangerous, it could still be impacting your health and well being in a negative way. You may not face any extreme hazards or overt risks on a daily basis while you're sitting at your desk working on your computer, but the...
Posted on 9/25/2017 in hand arm wrist conditions
Have you noticed that you have a hard time straightening your fingers? Do everyday tasks you do with your hands seem more challenging lately?
If you've noticed some changes in your regular hand function, you may be experiencing the beginning stages of Dupuytren's Contracture.
What is Dupuytren's Contracture?
Dupuytren's Contracture is a hand...
Posted on 8/16/2017 in hand arm wrist conditions
Are you experiencing pain or stiffness in the joint at the base of your thumb? If so, you may be suffering from basal joint arthritis!
What is Basal Joint Arthritis?
Basal joint arthritis - or arthritis of the thumb - is a very common type of osteoarthritis, though many people have never...
Posted on 12/21/2016 in hand arm wrist conditions
Trigger Finger is a common yet painful condition that impacts the fingers. Also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, Trigger Finger causes pain and snapping of the tendons within the fingers. If you're suffering from pain and discomfort in your hands, Trigger Finger may be to blame.
What Are The Symptoms of Trigger...