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Distal Radius Fracture

Distal Radius Fracture

A distal radius fracture, often known as a “broken wrist, ” can result in complications that can have long-lasting effects if not treated immediately by an orthopedic specialist. There are two types of distal radius fractures, and one can be an extremely painful and serious injury. Your first and safest start to treatment would be […]

Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome

Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome

Wrist pain can keep you from doing both things you love to do and things you need to do to go about life. Ulnar tunnel syndrome can cause debilitating pain that can prevent you from doing that. Caused by a pinched nerve in the wrist, ulnar tunnel syndrome can also cause tingling and numbness in […]

Scaphoid Wrist Fracture

Scaphoid Wrist Fracture

Scaphoid fractures are usually difficult to identify. The scaphoid is relatively smaller than other bones of the hand, so the fracture may not be visible. The scaphoid area may not seem swollen, and one won’t always feel severe pain. As a result, people often ignore a scaphoid fracture, confuse it with a sprained wrist and […]

Trigger Finger

Trigger Finger

Trigger Finger may not sound like a severe condition, but to those who have it, it can be pretty debilitating. Trigger Finger is when the fingers get stuck in a bent position. In some people, Trigger Finger may get better without treatment. However, if it is not treated, there is a chance the affected finger […]

Mallet Finger

Mallet Finger

Mallet finger is an injury to the end of the finger that causes it to bend inwards toward the palm. The end of the finger can’t be straightened because the tendon connecting the muscle to the finger bone is stretched or torn. People with mallet fingers may delay seeking medical attention—even though they are in […]

Experiencing Wrist Joint Pain

Wrist Joint Pain

We rely on our hands and wrists for so many essential daily tasks. But if you have wrist joint pain, those tasks may feel much more difficult. There are many causes of – and treatments for – wrist pain, and it’s a good idea to see a hand and wrist specialist who can examine, diagnose, […]

What is Dupuytren’s Contracture?

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture is a hand irregularity that causes one or more fingers to bend towards the palm. As the condition progresses, the affected fingers can become stuck in their forward positions – impeding hand function. Directly beneath the skin of the palm lies a fibrous layer of tissue that can thicken and form nodules within […]

In the year of online everything, texter’s thumb is poised to increase

texter's thumb

Forget shop till you drop, this year it might be shop until your hands hurt. Mobile shopping is expected to have its biggest season ever, and experts forecast that US Android users alone will spend more than 1 billion hours on their devices in the fourth quarter. That’s a whopping 50% more than the same […]

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