Tips

This section of our blog includes tips that can help you live a healthier life. The tips section includes anything from excersises to strengthen your wrists to office ergonomic tips.


Elbow Tendinopathy Often Results From Repetitive Movements Required for Golf and Tennis

April 14th, 2016
tennis ball

Elbow tendinopathy is the classification shared by the most common elbow injuries. Although golf an...


How to Properly Hand-le Workplace injuries

March 24th, 2016
laptop typing

Workers who use their hands to perform their job duties need to take as many precautions as they c...


Hand Injuries And Other Upper Body Injuries Are Common In Football

September 21st, 2015
football

In case you are unaware, football season has arrived. To a football player, there are not many thing...


Elbow Injuries: How Will You Handle Injuries And Recover From Them?

May 19th, 2015

A couple of sounds that amateur and professional baseball pitchers dread to hear are “pop̶...


Is It Safe To Play Sports With A Wrist Injury?

July 28th, 2014
hockey

The good news is that the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup.  The bad news is that their goalie...


Preventing hand injuries at industrial work sites

December 9th, 2013

At industrial work sites, workers are at an increased risk of machine-related injuries.  Damage to ...


What you should know about animal bites to the hand

August 26th, 2013
dog bite

When people think of hand injuries, what usually comes to mind are conditions stemming from repetiti...


How Tennis Players can Avoid Wrist Injuries

July 29th, 2013
tennis player wrist

Tennis players aren’t just subject to tendonitis of the elbow. They can also experience hand or wr...


Promoting good posture for hand and wrist health

July 1st, 2013

A recent blog entry from the Huffington Post mentions an important contributor to pain, numbness, an...


How Crossfit Fans Can Prevent Wrist Injury

June 10th, 2013
Jumping rope

A popular and fast-growing workout club, Crossfit features high-intensity sessions to increase muscl...


Exercises to Strengthen Your Hands

April 23rd, 2013

If you’ve recently taken up a sport which requires a firm grip, such as tennis, and have been ...


Avoiding Wrist Pain When Doing Pushups

March 15th, 2013
man doing pushups

Body weight exercises like pushups and squats are a great way to improve flexibility and muscle endu...


Preventing Hand and Wrist Problems Starts With You

February 25th, 2013

It’s no secret that professional athletes have a higher probability of dealing with hand and w...


Working Around the House with Hand and Wrist Pain

February 19th, 2013

If you’ve got pain in your hand or wrist, then it can seem like every task brings another wave...


Tips To Avoid Wrist Injury While On Your Winter Condition Vacation

February 7th, 2013

Whether you live in winter conditions or vacation in them you will find yourself traversing ice and ...


Exercises That Help Relieve Arthritis In The Hands

January 30th, 2013

We need our hands to write, type, and perform about every task we face during the day. But we rarely...


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...


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...


5 Things You Are Doing In The Office That Hurt Your Health, And How To Do Them Right

September 27th, 2012

Office life is an environment that many of us find ourselves in, whether it be on a consistent basis...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Ergonomic Tips for Working at a Desk all Day

June 19th, 2012

In this age of computers, little is mentioned about the importance of ergonomics. Without a good pla...