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Is Your Hand and Wrist Hurting? Here Are 5 Possible Reasons

2021-09-23T02:02:24-04:00September 23rd, 2021|Hand & Wrist Infections|

Do you have a slight ache in your hand that is growing increasingly unbearable? Different regions of the hand are affected by various kinds of arthritis and associated conditions. Pain, stiffness, edema, or numbness in the wrist and fingers are common symptoms. Pitted nails, severe sores, and thicker skin make flexing the fingers difficult are [...]

Wrist Flexion: Maintaining Your Hand’s Full Range of Motion

2021-09-09T02:27:11-04:00September 9th, 2021|General Blog|

Spending the entire day just typing away on your computer can leave your hands feeling a little stiff. That’s because you practically spent hours locking your wrist joints in a very limited range of motion. This can lead to stiffness and even pain in your hand and wrists. This can often lead to developing carpal [...]

Hand Surgery Aftercare: What You Should Know and Expect

2021-09-02T06:30:37-04:00September 2nd, 2021|General Blog|

You don't often realize what you have until you lose it when it comes to hand surgery. Or, after the surgery, you don't know how often you use your hands every day and how it affects your routine when they are temporarily disabled. To make your recovery go smoothly, we have outlined the things to [...]

How to Know if You Have Carpal Tunnel or Wrist Tendonitis

2021-08-12T00:59:36-04:00August 12th, 2021|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

When extreme pain in the wrist is caused by repetitive stress in the hand's joint, people almost always think they might have a carpal tunnel. However, this is not always the case. Sometimes, you are not experiencing carpal tunnel syndrome but instead endure wrist tendonitis. Here’s what you should know about each and their differences. [...]

What You Need to Know About Dupuytren’s Contracture

2021-08-05T03:46:56-04:00August 5th, 2021|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

Your body can be a host to different kinds of illnesses, depending on how you care for your body and other internal and external factors. However, the most common instigator for illnesses is a weaker and older body. Dupuytren’s contracture is a disease that affects a person’s fibrous layer of tissue beneath their skin. Through [...]

Here’s Why Smoking Is Killing Your Hands and Wrists

2021-07-29T03:30:58-04:00July 29th, 2021|General Blog|

There are many things in the world that anyone should be afraid of, and nothing presents a more grave threat than smoking. As one of the unhealthiest habits in the world, cigarette smoking is a prevalent problem that kills hundreds of thousands of Americans each year. For anyone that’s either hooked on the habit, it’s [...]

3 Carpal Tunnel Exercises to Relieve Your Symptoms

2021-07-22T04:17:27-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

Living with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) can be incredibly frustrating since it interferes with routines in more ways than one. The onslaught of numbness, stiffness, and pain afflicting your hand can make simple activities more challenging to complete, from something as basic as gripping a pen, lifting objects to disrupting your ability to work.  Seeing [...]

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