Blog Articles

What Is Thumb Arthritis?

Arthritis in the thumb is the most common site of arthritis in the human body, which certainly makes sense when we realize how crucial our thumbs are to our lives. Read on to learn more.

Dec 20th, 2021
Ganglion Cyst: What Is It?

Do you feel pain, tingling, or weakness in your hand in the absence of an injury? If so, you may have a cyst that’s putting pressure on a nerve in your hand. Learn about ganglion cysts and how they occur.

Nov 19th, 2021
When Is a Synovectomy Necessary?

Are you experiencing pain, swelling, and tenderness in your wrist or hand that won’t go away? Find out if synovitis could explain your symptoms and learn what treatments and procedures may bring relief.

Oct 27th, 2021
The Jammed Finger

Football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, even making your bed! One of the most common injuries of the fingers is the “jammed” finger.

Aug 17th, 2021
Common Hand Injuries in Kids

At The Hand Center we treat hand problems for patients of all ages, and this includes children—from birth through adolescence.

Jul 19th, 2021
Lumps and Bumps Common to the Hand

Bump on your hand? Before you get too worried, know that most bumps in the hand are benign. Below is a brief review of the most common hand “bumps,” followed by reasons to seek surgical expertise.

Jun 22nd, 2021
Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?

Shoulder pain is a very common issue among adults spanning all types of work activities, hobbies and accidents alike. There are countless issues that can show up as shoulder pain, but the most common are rotator cuff issues, frozen shoulder, and arthritis.

May 19th, 2021
Hand Dislocation: What Is It and What Do I Do About It?

Dislocations of hand or finger joints are common injuries from athletics, working around the home, or simple accidental falls. There are more than 30 different joints between the wrist, hand, and fingers so plenty of areas that can be disrupted.

Apr 26th, 2021
Why Does My Thumb Hurt?

Are you suffering from persistent thumb pain? Learn about the possible causes of your thumb pain, and find out what treatments are available.

Apr 26th, 2021
Finger replantation - What does that mean?

Finger amputations make it challenging to perform a multitude of daily tasks. Therefore, whenever possible, replantation is recommended. This surgery is highly complex but enjoys a success rate between 50-80%. Read on to learn more about this sophisticate

Feb 17th, 2021
Benefits of Joint Release

Are you having mobility problems with your hands? Have conservative methods failed to improve the functionality of your hands? Find out how joint release surgery can restore your full range of motion and relieve pain.

Dec 10th, 2020
How to Manage Bursitis

Is bursitis causing you pain, stiffness, and swelling? Find out how you can prevent this condition or manage it from the comfort of your home.

Nov 12th, 2020
Is My Hand Problem Work-Related?

Long-term exposure to repeated movements creates problems throughout your body, and if you’re using your hands to perform the same tasks every day, carpal tunnel syndrome and other hand issues could develop.

Aug 17th, 2020
Is My Hand Broken?

Are you wondering if your pain and discomfort are due to a broken hand? Don’t guess, or let it wait. See a hand specialist ASAP to treat your pain, help you heal properly, and prevent permanent damage.

May 29th, 2020
Understanding the Role of the Ulnar Nerve

Do you experience numbness, tingling, and weakness in your palm and fingers? It could be a sign of nerve damage. Learn more about the ulnar nerve, and find out how compression to this nerve could be at the root of your symptoms.

Sep 1st, 2021