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Tight Rope Anchor Suspension for Thumb Arthritis

June 16, 2016

The joint in the thumb is one of the most common places to develop arthritis, in part because of how frequently it is used and also because it endures more pressure than other joints when the hand is used. Arthritis of the thumb is more common among women […]

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What Is Wide Awake Hand Surgery?

Wide awake hand surgery is a surgical method used for treating many hand conditions. As the name indicates, patients do not receive anesthesia for the procedure and are awake while the surgery is being done. The surgeon instead injects a local anesthesia into the hand, similar to a […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Affects Millions of Americans

The American College of Rheumatology reports that “carpal tunnel syndrome is possibly the most common nerve disorder experienced today” affecting between 4 to 10 million Americans. With onset typically in middle age – and women more than men – the condition can cause a range of debilitating symptoms.
Carpal tunnel […]

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Get the Straight Facts about In-Office Treatments for Trigger Finger

February 6, 2016

Straightening out your hand and fingers may seem like a simple task. But if you have stenosing tenosynovitis – known as trigger finger – it isn’t so easy. Trigger finger is a condition that involves the tendons in the fingers or thumb. It occurs when the tendons thicken or […]

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