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How Does MAKO™ Robotic Hip Replacement Work?

Robotic Hip Replacement

MAKO™ robotic hip replacement is a leading surgical technique for replacing damaged bone and cartilage with prosthetic components. Taking this approach for total hip arthroplasty a...
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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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What Is Wrist Arthroscopy?

Wrist Arthroscopy

Wrist arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that allows a hand surgeon to look inside the joint. Arthroscopic surgery is often performed aft...
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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Treatment

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Treatment

Cubital tunnel syndrome, or ulnar nerve entrapment, is a condition that causes pain in the forearm, numbness or tingling in the ring and small fingers and hand weakness. ...
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Thumb Arthritis Surgery Options

Thumb Arthritis Surgery Treatment

For most patients, thumb arthritis surgery involves repairing and stabilizing the damaged joint.

Surgical treatment isn’t always required, at least in the early stages of arthritis. However, conservative measures like splinting, activity...
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Hand Surgery Prep Guide to Making Recovery Easier

Hand Surgery Prep Guide

Does upcoming hand surgery have you worried about how the recovery will go?

After the procedure, you’ll likely have to wear a splint or cast for at least a few days, and m...
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Dupuytren’s Contracture Starts with a Lump in the Palm

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Dupuytren’s contracture causes abnormal tightening or thickening of the palmar fascia, or the connective tissue that’s just beneath the skin in the palm.

Also known as pal...
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