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Do You Have a Broken Side of Hand? Signs You Should Seek Medical Care

Can your hand be broken without bruising? Is it even possible to fracture the bone on the side of your hand? How can you tell if you have a broken fifth metacarpal bone? After getting injured, patients who suspect they...

Viking Fingers: Are You at Risk for This Progressive Hand Condition?

If you’ve never heard of Viking fingers , you might know it by its medical name: Dupuytren’s contracture. This condition typically progresses slowly over a matter of years, eventually making it difficult to do daily tasks like driving, typing,...

What Skier’s Thumb Feels Like and When to See a Doctor for Help

Also referred to as gamekeeper’s thumb, skier’s thumb is a common injury that causes pain and inflammation in the thumb and hand. In this blog article, we’ll discuss skier’s thumb symptoms, reveal who’s at risk, and explain how it’s...

Feeling Hand Stiffness? One of These Conditions Could Be to Blame

Lifting your coffee mug to take a sip in the morning, typing an email, waving at a neighbor … your hands work hard every day so you can live a full life. But hand stiffness —especially if accompanied by pain—can...

Carpal Tunnel Relief: How to Stop Hurting from Hand & Wrist Pain

Surgical and non-surgical treatments are available to provide carpal tunnel relief . So if you’re suffering from hand and wrist pain from carpal tunnel syndrome, a hand and wrist specialist can help. In this article, we’ll discuss what causes...
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