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. [...]

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 [...]

Thumbs Up: All of the Basics of de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

2022-07-05T23:42:55-04:00June 30th, 2022|Hand & Wrist Infections|

De Quervain's tenosynovitis is a condition that causes pain in the tendons of your wrist. It happens when the two tendons surrounding the base of your thumb become swollen. The tendons of your wrist are called the extensor pollicis longus and the abductor pollicis longus. De Quervain's tenosynovitis occurs when these tendons become inflamed. This [...]

Lumps and Bumps of the Hands and Wrists: What to Do

2022-05-25T22:41:21-04:00May 25th, 2022|Hand & Wrist Infections|

Many things can cause lumps and bumps on the hands and wrists. These range from noncancerous growths to rare cancers. In some cases, the masses can be seen, and in others, they can't be seen at all. If you suspect that something is wrong with your hands and wrists, this blog post will explore the [...]

Is Your Hand and Wrist Hurting? Here Are 5 Possible Reasons

2021-09-23T02:02:24-04:00September 23rd, 2021|Hand & Wrist Infections|

Do you have a slight ache in your hand that is growing increasingly unbearable? Different regions of the hand are affected by various kinds of arthritis and associated conditions. Pain, stiffness, edema, or numbness in the wrist and fingers are common symptoms. Pitted nails, severe sores, and thicker skin make flexing the fingers difficult are [...]

Keeping Your Children’s Hands and Wrists Safe: Our Guide

2021-04-22T00:22:12-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Hand & Wrist Infections|

Children are naturally very curious and adventurous, so they are always at great risk for bumps and bruises. Hand and wrist injuries are very common for children that play sports and are generally very active. If an injury occurs at the end of a long bone, the growth plate may be affected, and it needs [...]

4 Possible Causes for the Lump in Your Hand or Wrist

2021-04-01T02:21:51-04:00April 1st, 2021|Hand & Wrist Infections|

Finding a lump or bump on your wrist or hand can be quite worrisome, especially if the affected area has started to cause you some pain or discomfort. Now, there is a multitude of possible causes for this lump, and a doctor should diagnose your case immediately so that it won’t worsen.  If you want [...]

What Are Ganglion Cysts and Why Do They Form on Your Hands

2021-03-03T14:22:41-05:00March 3rd, 2021|Hand & Wrist Infections|

If you notice a fluid-filled sac or lump developing at the front or back of your wrist, it is probably a ganglion cyst. Before you panic, you should know that these lumps are not cancerous. They do not spread, and there are ways you can treat them.  How to Know if It is a Ganglion [...]

8 Tools That Can Help Ease Your Hand Pain When Doing Chores

2021-02-10T23:13:19-05:00February 10th, 2021|Hand & Wrist Infections|

Many people take their physical abilities for granted. It is especially true for people with no chronic conditions or special needs. For instance, hand arthritis can significantly impede how you perform daily tasks. Even simple tasks like opening a jar or brushing your teeth can take minutes, but most people are not aware of that. [...]

Common Hand and Wrist Injuries and How to Address Them

2021-01-13T23:27:55-05:00January 13th, 2021|Hand & Wrist Infections|

From our joints and bones to our ligaments and muscles, our body has all sorts of mechanisms that allow us to move in various ways. Unfortunately, as we all know, the more moving parts exist, the higher the risk of something going wrong. Our body has plenty of moving parts, meaning we are at a [...]

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