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Revolutionizing Hand and Wrist Care: Spotlight on Advanced Treatments and Therapies

In an increasingly dynamic world, our hands and wrists play a vital role in our daily lives–from operating smart devices to performing various tasks at work and home. As hand and wrist surgeons, we understand the importance of preserving hand and wrist health, allowing patients to maintain mobility, engage in their favorite activities, and lead [...]

2024-07-16T20:38:13-04:00July 16th, 2024|General Blog|

Nerve Injuries in the Hand and Wrist: Types, Causes, and Treatment

Nerve injuries in the hand and wrist are complex and often debilitating conditions that can significantly impact daily activities and overall quality of life. The intricate network of nerves found in our hands and wrists controls both movement and sensation, enabling us to perform a wide range of tasks, from simple grasping actions to delicate [...]

2024-06-25T20:49:53-04:00June 25th, 2024|General Blog, Nerve Injuries|

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Recognizing Symptoms, Exploring Causes, and Evaluating Treatment Options

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common and often painful condition affecting millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the median nerve becomes compressed or pinched as it travels through the wrist's carpal tunnel, a narrow passage consisting of bones and ligaments. The pressure on the nerve can cause discomfort, tingling, numbness, or weakness in the [...]

2024-06-17T18:51:07-04:00June 17th, 2024|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, General Blog|

Ganglions & Masses in Hands and Wrist: Comprehensive Guide by North Florida Hand and Wrist

At North Florida Hand and Wrist, our mission is to provide expert care and exceptional treatment options for patients suffering from various hand and wrist conditions. Led by hand surgery specialists Dr. Richard D. Curtis and Dr. Jose Baez, our dedicated team strives to ensure that you receive the highest quality care in our state-of-the-art [...]

2024-06-07T14:17:26-04:00June 9th, 2024|General Blog|

Unlocking the Secrets to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Prevention and Treatment

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a prevalent hand and wrist condition that affects millions of individuals across the globe. As experienced hand and wrist surgeons in Jacksonville, FL, we aim to provide comprehensive and state-of-the-art care to help our patients find relief from the debilitating symptoms associated with this condition. Our primary goal is to [...]

2024-06-02T16:44:56-04:00June 2nd, 2024|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, General Blog|

Understanding Trigger Finger: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

At the North Florida Hand and Wrist, we understand the importance of hand health and its impact on your daily life. Led by expertly trained hand and wrist surgeons Dr. Richard D. Curtis and Dr. Jose Baez, our dedicated team strives to provide the highest level of patient care possible. Our state-of-the-art surgical facility caters [...]

2024-05-19T22:12:24-04:00May 19th, 2024|General Blog, Trigger Finger|

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Thumb Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, and Solutions

Thumb arthritis, also known as basal joint arthritis or carpometacarpal (CMC) joint arthritis, is a common and potentially disabling condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. The thumb plays a vital role in every aspect of our lives, from holding onto everyday objects to performing intricate tasks that require fine motor skills. When arthritis sets [...]

2024-05-02T17:12:06-04:00May 5th, 2024|General Blog, Thumb Arthritis|

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 facility is equipped with advanced [...]

2024-04-14T22:26:10-04:00April 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, and a wide array of [...]

2024-04-08T18:31:07-04:00April 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 a range of other hand [...]

2024-03-31T21:02:35-04:00March 31st, 2024|General Blog, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|
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