5 Safety Tips on How to Properly Treat a Laceration

2022-11-30T23:24:42-05:00November 30th, 2022|General Blog|

If you're like most people, you possibly need to become more familiar with properly treating a laceration. Many of us only know the basics, such as using pressure and a bandage to stop the bleeding. But what if more is needed? Check out these safety tricks that can help ensure your laceration's health and proper [...]

How to Prevent Injuries in your Hand, Fingers, and Wrist

2022-11-23T22:29:34-05:00November 23rd, 2022|General Blog, Hand & Wrist Infections|

People immediately think of damage to the back, knee, and shoulders when talking about sports injuries. Some might also think about concussions. However, many tend to forget that finger, hand, and wrist injuries are one of the most common among athletes. These might not sound serious, but the truth is they could be quite debilitating. [...]

Key Differences between Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Tendonitis

2022-11-17T06:21:28-05:00November 17th, 2022|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, General Blog, Tendinitis|

If you experience pain, numbness, or tingling in your hand and wrist, you may be wondering if you have carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) or tendonitis. Both conditions can cause similar symptoms, but they're actually quite different. There are also some key differences between the two conditions. Either way, knowing their differences is vital when it [...]

Types of Nerve Compression Syndrome: What You Need to Know

2022-11-03T03:55:58-04:00November 3rd, 2022|General Blog|

Nerve compression syndrome describes a condition where nerves are compressed or pinched. It can happen for several reasons, including bone spurs, herniated discs, and ligament swelling. The compression can cause various symptoms, including pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness. Here's what you need to know about it. Types of Nerve Compression Syndrome There are several different [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

2022-10-19T22:55:02-04:00October 19th, 2022|General Blog, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|

We all know that our wrists are essential when using our hands. Without them, we wouldn't be able to do many things we take for granted daily. That's why carpal tunnel syndrome is such a big deal–it affects millions of people every year, but most don't even know what it is until they experience symptoms [...]

Sprained Wrist Facts: Signs, Treatments, and Prevention Tips

2022-10-13T01:30:33-04:00October 13th, 2022|General Blog, Sprains & Fractures|

A sprain is an injury to a ligament, which is the tissue that connects bones together at a joint. A ligament can be stretched, torn, or ruptured. A sprained wrist is a very common injury, especially among athletes. Signs of a Sprained Wrist There are several signs that may indicate you have a sprained wrist. [...]

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 [...]

Constant Hand Pain: Arthritis or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

2022-09-07T21:10:25-04:00September 7th, 2022|General Blog|

Arthritis is a condition that can lead to pain, swelling, and stiffness in your joints. It can also damage the cartilage, the tissue that cushions your joints. Carpal tunnel syndrome, on the other hand, refers to a condition that affects the hand and wrist. It happens when the tendons in your wrist become inflamed, which [...]

When Should You Remove a Ganglion Cyst in the Wrist

2022-08-31T22:51:13-04:00August 31st, 2022|General Blog, Hand & Wrist Infections|

A ganglion cyst is a fluid-filled sac that develops on or near a joint or tendon in the hand or wrist. Ganglion cysts are usually benign (non-cancerous) but can become painful if they press on a nerve or restrict joint movement. So, sometimes, you'd have to remove a ganglion cyst. But how do you know [...]

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