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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...


If My Mom Has Arthritis Does That Mean I Will Develop It As Well?

July 19th, 2012

What is arthritis? Arthritis is a condition that occurs when the cartilage surrounding the joints be...


If I Stop Using The Computer Will My Carpal Tunnel Go Away?

July 17th, 2012

Carpal tunnel is a condition that affects many people of all ages. There are many factors such as pr...


Can Repeatedly Spraining Your Wrist Cause Serious Problems?

July 12th, 2012

A wrist sprain is a painful, inconvenient condition that primarily affects athletes and persons who ...


Is Tennis Elbow a Real Affliction? Is It Really Caused by Tennis?

July 10th, 2012

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a real affliction and it can be caused by playing tennis;...


What Does Endoscopic Mean?

July 7th, 2012

Endoscopic is the adjective form of the word “endoscopy,” which is the medical process of insert...


Can You Get A Facelift For Your Hands?

July 6th, 2012

Many people are familiar with the concept of cosmetic surgery to improve one’s appearance. The...