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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

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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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Hip Replacement Recovery and What To Expect

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Hip replacement, also known as total hip arthroplasty, is a procedure that removes arthritis to relieve pain, improve mobility, and restor...
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Does Tennis Elbow Have You Off Your Game?

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Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, develops when the tendons on the outside of your elbow are stressed from overuse.

When you repeatedly overload the muscle and tendon, espe...
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