Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the compression of the median nerve (located on the palm side of the hand) as it passes into the hand. The median nerve provides the thumb, index finger, long finger, and
Falling prey to a hand burn can occur at any time during a variety of activities. From cooking to ironing clothes, a burn should be cared for immediately after it happens to prevent infection.
A new study in the Journal of Hand Surgery (the official journal of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand) found a greater rate of wrist ganglia resolution in children with surgery compared
Technology dominates today’s world. From our phones to our TVs to our computers, we spend significant time in front of a screen each day, often texting or typing at the same time. In fact,
Boston Children’s Hospital Suggests Safety and Efficacy with Surgical Treatment of TFCC Tears in Kids
A recent study out of the renowned Boston Children’s Hospital found surgical repair of triangular fibrocartilage complex (FTCC) tears in kids to safely and effectively reduce pain, improve
A recent study out of Harvard University delineated demographic and medical factors associated with advanced carpal tunnel syndrome, identifying older age, diabetes, and hypertension as correlated
With Winter officially underway, skiers and snowboarders will be flocking to the slopes to revisit familiar trails and blaze new ones. If you’re one of them, you might already know that both
In a recent NHL game, an awkward collision caused an opponent to slide skate-first into the outstretched arm of Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez, slicing his radial artery and two
A recent study out of Harvard University and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center investigated the impact of obesity and smoking on recovery after wrist fracture surgery – specifically a distal
In a hard-fought loss to the Chicago Bears in week 14, the Dallas Cowboy’s quarterback Dak Prescott sustained minor injuries to both hands: an unspecified injury to his right index finger
With Thanksgiving wrapping up and the Holiday Season fast approaching, hand and wrist injuries in the kitchen are at an annual high. While minor cuts and burns may be most common, constant
During week 2 of the National Football League (NFL) regular season, New Orleans Saints starting quarterback, Drew Brees, received a blow to his throwing hand. The quarterback suffered a thumb
What is a wrist sprain?
The wrist is a joint that comprises the carpal bones. There are eight (8) carpal bones in the wrist and these bones are arranged in two rows. The proximal wrist bones