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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Decoding the Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatments

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition affecting millions of Americans, causing numbness, pain, and weakness in the hand and wrist. As expert hand and wrist surgeons in the Jacksonville community, we understand the importance of addressing carpal tunnel syndrome early to prevent long-term complications and restore hand functionality. Our [...]

April 14th, 2024|General Blog, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Understanding Trigger Finger: What Causes it and How is it Treated

Trigger finger—a term that may conjure images of sharpshooters or musicians, yet in reality, it refers to a common yet often misunderstood medical condition that can significantly impact manual dexterity and overall hand function.  So, let’s illuminate the intricate details of this condition, providing in-depth analysis of its causes, symptoms, [...]

April 8th, 2024|General Blog, Trigger Finger|

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a widespread yet often misunderstood condition that can significantly impact your daily life and overall hand and wrist health. At North Florida Hand and Wrist Center, Dr. Richard D. Curtis and Dr. Jose Baez specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of CTS as well as [...]

March 31st, 2024|General Blog, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Identifying Symptoms, Understanding Causes, and Exploring Modern Treatment Options

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common and widely recognized condition affecting the wrist and hand, causing discomfort, numbness, tingling, and even functional impairment in severe cases. This condition occurs when the median nerve – which provides sensation and strength to the thumb, index, middle, and part of the ring [...]

March 24th, 2024|General Blog, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Comprehensive Guide to Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a prevalent condition that affects the hands and wrists, causing pain, numbness, and tingling sensations in the fingers and palm. This condition arises when the median nerve, a crucial nerve in the hand, becomes compressed within the carpal tunnel—a narrow passageway of bones and ligaments situated [...]

March 17th, 2024|General Blog, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Ganglion Cysts: Understanding the Causes, Symptoms, and Available Treatments

Ganglion cysts are non-cancerous lumps or masses that develop along the tendons or joints of the wrists and hands. They are filled with a thick and jelly-like fluid and can range in size from small pea-sized nodules to large, golf ball-sized growths. While ganglion cysts are usually harmless and can [...]

March 11th, 2024|Ganglions & Masses, General Blog|
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