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Foot Arch Pain Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

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In the foot, arch pain or strain can sideline you from exercise and participation in your favorite sports. If you work on your feet, this problem can make for long or missed wor...
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Forearm Fractures in Children

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Children are especially prone to forearm fractures. In fact, almost half of childhood fractures involve either the radius or ulna — the two bones of the forearm — or both. Continue Reading

Hand & Wrist Tendon Surgery

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In the hand and wrist, tendons can rupture or become damaged, leading to severe pain and loss of use.

Treatment of tendon injuries is time-critical. Otherwise, the patient m...
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Are You at Risk for Hand Arthritis?

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Hand arthritis, specifically osteoarthritis, is a degenerative disease that can affect any part of the wrist, palm or fingers.

Some patients experience only mild symptoms. Oth...
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6 Things Your Hand Surgeon Wishes You Would Stop Doing

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Patient: “Doctor, it hurts when I do this.”

Hand Surgeon: “Then stop doing that!”

Although it may not hurt yet, repetitive tasks — especially when done over a lifetime — can take their toll on your joints. Continue Reading

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytrens-Contracture

Dupuytren’s contracture is a type of hand deformity that develops over a period of years, curling the fingers into the palm of the hand.

Although this condition is not dange...
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Making Sense of the Lisfranc Injury

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Lisfranc injury occurs in the midfoot, in the Lisfranc joint, also known as the tarsometatarsal articulation of the foot.

This joint is named after a field surgeon in N...
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