Answering Five Common Questions about Ganglion Cysts

2022-02-23T15:55:54-05:00February 23rd, 2022|General Blog|

Have you noticed lumps on your wrists, ankle, or feet? These lumps can be the effect of a number of issues, one of which is ganglion cysts. Ganglion cysts are non-cancerous growths made of thick, jelly-like material. They can be as small as a pea or grow an inch in size. Also, they can appear [...]

Here’s What You Need to Know When It Comes to Pinched Nerves

2022-02-16T16:45:12-05:00February 16th, 2022|General Blog|

Pinched nerves are also called compressed nerves. 85 out of every 100,000 Americans are affected by this every year. There's no particular age range, though people 50 years old and above are more likely to develop them. This is often from degeneration in the spine and arthritis. When surrounding tissue squeezes on a nerve root, [...]

Here’s Everything You Should Know About Dupuytren’s Contracture

2022-01-19T16:31:23-05:00January 19th, 2022|General Blog|

Dupuytren's Contracture, otherwise known as Dupuytren's disease, is a thickening of the skin in the palm of the hand at the base of the fingers, forming lumps in the area. Due to this, one or more fingers curl or are drawn inward or sideways toward the palm.  While the most commonly affected fingers are the [...]

An Overview on the Different Types of Arthritis in the Hands

2022-01-12T15:06:17-05:00January 12th, 2022|General Blog|

Over the years, a great deal of information on arthritis has been published, so much so that it might be difficult to tell the difference between fact and fantasy. Contrary to common misconceptions, arthritis isn’t a singular condition; it’s a group of diseases. The term is used to describe inflammation or condition of the joints. [...]

Tips for Preventing Painful or Sore Wrists from Typing

2022-01-06T10:14:04-05:00January 6th, 2022|General Blog|

In the digital age, it’s not unheard of for a person to have to type pretty regularly in their life. This already rings true for general users that use computers and keyboards with their phones, but it is even more significant for individuals who regularly type for work or school.  As convenient as this may [...]

Want to Avoid Hand Pain from Knitting? Here’s How!

2021-12-29T05:32:49-05:00December 29th, 2021|General Blog|

It is very common for people who knit to experience discomfort or pain in their hands and wrists. This is because knitting involves repetitive movements that can lead to various conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, and trigger thumb.  These issues bring discomfort and pain and may impair your hand or wrist. [...]

Explaining Hand Injuries as a Result of Poor Ergonomics

2021-12-22T11:33:54-05:00December 22nd, 2021|General Blog|

Since the pandemic began, almost every company employee has experienced an extended period of a work from home (WFH) setup. Due to this, we have also seen a rising number of individuals in front of a computer day in and day out. This, however, also increases the chance of hand and wrist injuries. If you’re [...]

How Certain Jobs Can Affect Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms

2021-12-15T16:40:25-05:00December 15th, 2021|General Blog|

Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms such as the tingling in the fingers are often unmanageable, but they can be worsened more with certain habits or motions. Unfortunately, when it comes to a job, those movements may be out of your control. Many workplaces would require using your upper limbs throughout those work hours, including your hands [...]

6 Common Symptoms of Hand Tendonitis and How to Spot Them

2021-12-09T01:37:16-05:00December 9th, 2021|General Blog|

Hand tendinitis is a condition wherein a patient’s tendons in the hands get inflamed and become immobile. Although hand specialists aren’t sure how the disease develops, it starts after the hands get strained, overused, or perform repetitive movements. Hand doctors also link the condition with other conditions such as diabetes, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis, which [...]

The Early Signs of Arthritis and What To Do about Them

2021-12-02T09:27:04-05:00December 2nd, 2021|General Blog|

People with arthritis experience aches and pains in different parts of their bodies. If you've been experiencing persistent aches in your hands, you may be wondering whether you have arthritis. You may also experience pain and stiffness in your hand joints, along with tenderness and swelling. Don't jump to conclusions just yet because several types [...]

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