Wrist Lump: Carpal Boss, Ganglion Cyst or …?

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The most common cause of a wrist lump is a ganglion cyst, a noncancerous and usually harmless condition. However, a bump on the back of the wrist might be something know...
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Cold Hands: Causes, Treatments & Warning Signs

cold hand causes and treatments

As any hand specialist will tell you, having cold hands isn’t always a cause for concern. The issue could simply be related to how your body maintains a normal temperature.

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Power Saw Hand Injuries — Prevention and Treatment 

Power Saw Hand Injuries

Every year, thousands of people suffer serious hand injuries while using power saws. All types of saws — including circular saws, jigsaws, reciprocating saws and table saws —...
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Scaphoid Wrist Fracture Treatment Options

Scaphoid Wrist Fracture

A scaphoid wrist fracture is a break in the scaphoid bone, one of eight small carpal bones that connect the hand to the forearm. Also known as a navicular fracture, the Continue Reading

How to Prevent FOOSH Injuries During the Harsh Utah Winter

prevent foosh injuries during the harsh winter

In the winter, FOOSH injuries — or those that are caused by falling onto an outstretched hand — are quite common. Slip on the snow and ice, and you could end up with a spr...
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Can You Get a Hand Injury from Your Smartphone?

Hand Injury from Your Smartphone

If you want to avoid a hand injury, you may need to take a look at how you’re using your smartphone.

We all love our smartphones, but constantly using them...
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After Hand Surgery, Do You Have to Wear a Cast or Splint?

After hand surgery, casts and splints are used for support and protection of the injured bones and tissues. And, yes, you’ll most likely need to wear one or the other as you recove...
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