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How to Treat a Burn Immediately After It Occurs

September 13th, 2012

Burn your hand or any part of your body and looking for relief? Not to worry, there are a few things...


Can a Ganglion Cyst Become Cancerous?

September 11th, 2012

Ganglion cysts are swellings that fill with fluid and form primarily on the tops of joints or the te...


Who Gets Ganglion Cysts More, Men or Women?

September 6th, 2012

If you have sac-like growth on the wrists, hands, or feet that appear to contain a clear, gel-like f...


5 Things You Have to do to Prepare for Surgery

September 4th, 2012

The days and weeks before any type of surgery can be full of anxiety and worry. They can also be fil...


Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery

August 30th, 2012

Arthroscopic wrist surgery is a minimally invasive procedure that can be used to treat a number of d...


Can Non-Mothers Develop “Mommy Thumb”?

August 28th, 2012

New mothers lead the pack in suffering the pain of DeQervain’s tendonitis, or “new mommy’s thu...


What’s the Prognosis for Someone with Carpal Tunnel That Opts Not to Have Surgery?

August 23rd, 2012

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a neurological condition that affects the hands, wrists and arms. It typic...


5 Ways to Prevent Arthritis

August 21st, 2012

Arthritis in our hands can be especially hard to deal with since we use our hands so much. Rheumatoi...


What are the 5 Most Important Questions to Ask a Surgeon Before Surgery?

August 16th, 2012

Going into surgery can be a frightening and stressful experience, but that anxiety should not keep y...


What’s Better for a Wrist Sprain: Ice or Heat?

August 9th, 2012

Without the correct treatment, a sprained wrist can take much longer to heal. It is essential to kno...


5 Ways to Alleviate Carpal Tunnel Pain

August 7th, 2012

People suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome often experience symptoms such as numbness or tingling ...


What Are the Risks of Wrist Surgery?

August 2nd, 2012

The risks of wrist surgery are few, but as with all surgeries there are some risks. Let’s say ...


Is it possible that my injury gets worse after surgery?

July 31st, 2012

Many patients who have recently had hand or wrist surgery, particularly Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel rel...


Do I Have to be Put Under for Hand Surgery or Can I Opt for a Twilight Procedure Instead?

July 26th, 2012

The type of anesthesia a patient will have for hand surgery depends on the extent of the surgery, th...


Can I drive myself home after hand, wrist or elbow surgery?

July 24th, 2012

You’ll need to take a cab or make arrangements to have someone drive you home after hand, wris...