Hand & Wrist Infections

Wrist Arthroscopy: Exploring the Benefits and Applications of Minimally Invasive Wrist Surgery

Wrist arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique that allows hand and wrist surgeons to both diagnose and treat a wide range of wrist conditions. Employing small incisions and specialized instruments, this innovative procedure grants the surgeon unparalleled precision, visual clarity, and access to the wrist joint. As a result, patients often experience reduced pain, [...]

2024-01-16T23:53:58-05:00January 16th, 2024|General Blog, Hand & Wrist Infections|

Comprehensive Guide to Hand and Wrist Sprains and Fractures: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

A sprain or fracture in the hand or wrist can greatly impact one's daily life, making even mundane activities difficult to perform. These injuries are common occurrences that can result from a fall, sudden hit, or abnormal twist. At North Florida Hand and Wrist Center, Dr. Richard D. Curtis and Dr. Jose Baez specialize in [...]

2023-08-30T19:38:58-04:00August 30th, 2023|General Blog, Hand & Wrist Infections|

Hand and Wrist Infection Management: Recognizing and Treating Serious Complications

Hand and wrist infections are conditions that can severely impact one's daily life and overall health. Infections can manifest in various forms, from superficial skin infections such as cellulitis to more serious conditions like septic arthritis, osteomyelitis, or pyogenic flexor tenosynovitis. Timely diagnosis and proper treatment are imperative to avoid potential complications and long-term consequences. [...]

2023-08-22T23:32:59-04:00August 22nd, 2023|Hand & Wrist Infections, General Blog|

Defeating Tendinitis in the Hand and Wrist: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Tendinitis, the inflammation or irritation of a tendon, is a common source of hand and wrist pain, affecting individuals across various age groups and occupations. The condition often results from repetitive movements, overuse, or strain, causing discomfort and hindering daily tasks.  In this comprehensive guide, we examine the causes, symptoms, and treatment strategies for tendinitis [...]

Preventing and Managing Wrist and Hand Pain at Work

Many employees spend a significant amount of time using computers and other electronic devices in their work. While this technology has made work easier and faster, it has also caused a rise in musculoskeletal disorders such as wrist and hand pain.  Wrist and hand pain can be debilitating, affecting productivity and causing long-term health issues. [...]

2023-07-12T19:56:02-04:00July 12th, 2023|General Blog, Hand & Wrist Infections|

Hand Infections: The 8 Types You Need to Know About

The hands are one of the most used parts of the body, and they are exposed to various germs every day. When these germs enter the body through a cut or wound in the hand, they can cause an infection. Hand infections can be painful, and if left untreated, they can lead to serious complications. [...]

Discover the Causes and Symptoms of Wrist Tendonitis

Your wrist is a complex structure of bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that allow you to perform various activities such as typing, writing, playing sports, and lifting weights. However, repeated stress or overuse of your wrist can lead to a painful condition called wrist tendonitis. This article will explore the causes and symptoms of wrist [...]

Treating a Broken Wrist: Helpful Tips for a Speedy Recovery

A broken wrist can be one of the most painful and debilitating injuries that can impact your daily routine. Whether it's a car accident, a fall, or a sports injury, a broken wrist can lead to excruciating pain, swelling, and limited mobility.  However, with the proper care and treatment, you can recover from this injury. [...]

2023-04-26T23:16:24-04:00April 26th, 2023|General Blog, Hand & Wrist Infections|

Hand Numbness: What You Need To Know

  Hand numbness is characterized by a feeling of pins and needles or a lack of sensation in the hands. It is often accompanied by a tingling or burning sensation. This condition can be caused by various factors ranging from injury or trauma to medical conditions, such as carpal tunnel syndrome or nerve damage. It [...]

2022-12-28T14:12:27-05:00December 28th, 2022|Hand & Wrist Infections|

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

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. [...]

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