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Wrist and Hand Injuries are Avoidable on the Slopes

January 17th, 2013

As snow continues to fall in earnest, many people start to think about winter recreation. As though...


More Than 50% of Patients Regain Thumb Opposition After Carpal Tunnel Release on Wrist and Hand

January 8th, 2013
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More than 50% of patients regain thumb opposition after carpal tunnel release surgery on the wrist a...


How common is triceps tendonitis?

November 13th, 2012
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Triceps tendonitis is a painful condition that occurs when there is inflammation of the tendons that...


What is the most common sports injury?

November 8th, 2012
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The most common sports injuries are the result of overuse. These injuries can take various forms. Wh...


What is the Flexor Tendon?

November 6th, 2012
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Flexor tendons may not be an arm, leg, or vital organ, but they are essential components to the body...


Are Children’s Elbows More Susceptible to Fracture than Adult’s Elbows?

November 1st, 2012

Children’s bones are more likely to break than those of adults primarily because children are more...


What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis?

October 30th, 2012

Rheumatoid arthritis can be a painful disorder that affects the joints in the hands and feet. This c...


Are There Ever Situations Where Arthroscopic Surgery Is Not Possible?

October 25th, 2012

Elbow and wrist arthroscopy are closely related procedures that serve both diagnostic and treatment ...


Are Ganglion Cysts Hereditary?

October 23rd, 2012

There’s no evidence that ganglion cysts are hereditary. Indeed, doctors don’t really know what c...


Healthy Foods for Healthy Joints

October 18th, 2012

What can I eat to improve the health of my joints? For many people joints present an increasing sour...


How You Know You Need Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release to Treat Your Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

October 16th, 2012

Carpal tunnel syndrome can afflict people of any age depending on the stress that they place their h...


What are Some Safe Arm Workouts to Prevent Hand and Wrist Injuries?

October 11th, 2012

Any weightlifter working on the biceps or lifting heavy on the bench press knows the immense amount ...


What’s the Difference Between a Sprain and a Strain Injury?

October 9th, 2012

Any avid sportsman or even fantasy football player knows that a sprain or a strain of a body part is...


A Few Things to Consider Before Choosing a Doctor

October 4th, 2012

In the past, people used to choose doctors based off of the sound advice of a friend or family membe...


Are Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow The Same Thing?

October 2nd, 2012

Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow, though related sports (you always see golf and tennis shops, righ...