Sprained Wrist 101: Signs, Treatments, and Preventive Tips

2022-10-06T00:39:19-04:00October 6th, 2022|Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist, General Blog, Sprains & Fractures|

Sprained wrists are a common injury, especially for athletes. However, anyone can end up with a sprained wrist from a fall or other accident. It's important to recognize the signs of a sprained wrist so that you can get the proper treatment. Learn more about sprained wrists with this brief guide. What Is a Sprained [...]

Doing Household Chores: A Guide for People with Arthritis

2022-09-29T04:16:04-04:00September 29th, 2022|Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist|

It can be challenging for those with arthritis to maintain their condition while also accomplishing daily tasks around the house. However, there are several different approaches to arthritis management that you can take to help you continue your daily chores. Adjustments to daily activities, whether by applying correct joint mechanics or utilizing various tools, are [...]

4 Hand Exercises That Will Help Deal With Arthritis

2021-05-27T03:06:10-04:00May 27th, 2021|Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist|

Arthritis refers to the swelling and tenderness of one or more of the joints in your body. Its effects range from being moderate stiffness to debilitating pain, which can leave a person on the verge of being immobile. Considering that an estimated 22.7% of adults in America are living with arthritis, we thought it would [...]

4 Tips to Reduce and Prevent RSI Injuries From Computer Use

2021-05-06T05:33:27-04:00May 6th, 2021|Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist|

RSI or repetitive strain injury is a common type of injury experienced by office workers because they constantly experience the same movements every day—usually, in addition to bad posture. This kind of repetitiveness can lead to injuries in the wrists, neck, back, shoulders, and even eye, which can seriously impact an individual's ability to be [...]

Busting Myths: The 4 Facts You Should Know About Arthritis

2021-01-28T00:37:55-05:00January 28th, 2021|Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist|

People will always try to explain why things happen, but sometimes, these "claimed facts" may not be helping, especially when talking about health conditions. Various myths have been surrounding different health conditions for years, and osteoarthritis is one of its casualties. Unfortunately, many people still believe such damaging hearsay despite its lack of factual basis!  [...]

Why It’s Important to See a Specialist for Your Hand Pain

2020-10-29T01:26:06-04:00October 29th, 2020|Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist|

Everyone has experienced a painful hand (or hands) at one point or another. Given that aside from bones, our hands are composed of connective tissues, joints, nerves, and tendons, there are various causes and types of hand pain.  Pain in one’s hand can stem from a myriad of reasons: Damaged Nerves Fractures Inflammation Repetitive Motion [...]

The Truth Behind the Urban Legend of “Selfie Wrist”

2020-10-08T03:55:31-04:00October 8th, 2020|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist|

The hand plays an essential role in everyday interactions and activities. We use them to write, cook, drive, wash, and—without overlooking typical millennial habits—take selfies. Thus, it should come as no surprise to anyone that pain from overuse is commonplace. In 2019, Android devices alone took 93 million selfies per day—that’s a lot of wrist [...]

Different Stretches That Can Help Relieve Wrist Pain

2020-09-17T05:38:32-04:00September 17th, 2020|Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist, Hand & Wrist Infections|

Long hours of typing, intense workout sessions, and other household activities can lead to painful and tired wrists. You'll often feel this type of discomfort when you're finally slowing down after a long day or right after strenuous activities.  4-10 million people experience wrist pain or carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel occurs when the median [...]

Dealing With Hand and Wrist Pain: What You Need to Know

2020-09-10T04:32:02-04:00September 10th, 2020|Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist|

The modern age of technology gives us many benefits to how we live our lives. However, with more people using smart devices, video game controllers, and desktops, there’s also a rise in hand and wrist pains across the globe. Although it’s easy to underestimate these pains, they can easily develop into more severe conditions such [...]

Strain Management 101: Preventing Wrist Pains

2020-09-02T23:22:44-04:00September 2nd, 2020|Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist, Sprains & Fractures|

As the world shifts to a purely technological environment, there is no doubt that people’s lifestyles are also affected by this rapidly shifting trend. Office spaces alone have seen that wrist pains are becoming increasingly prevalent due to the demands of the job and the heavy use of computers. Ergonomics can be difficult to keep [...]

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