There are many injuries and chronic conditions that can affect the hand and cause pain. Hand pain can occur from an injury or from overuse. Some hand pain may only be short term and will resolve by itself without any medical intervention. However, persistent or reoccurring hand pain may be a sign of an underlying […]
What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus – and How to Protect Yourself and Those You Love
The Civil War, Pearl Harbor, 9/11 … America has faced many adversities in its history and has managed to emerge stronger in the aftermath. But how do you fight and defeat an invisible medical enemy – especially one as seemingly challenging as the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic? The first step to overcoming any crisis of […]
When To Visit A Hand Doctor?
There are a number of injuries, conditions, and disorders that can affect your hands and cause pain or reduced function. If you have a hand condition that is preventing you from carrying out your normal day to day activities, a hand doctor can help you find the solution. A hand doctor is an orthopedic doctor […]
Can Sleeping Positions Cause Shoulder Pain?
How do you sleep at night: on your back, stomach, side – or a combination of all three? It’s important because your sleeping position could have a painful effect on your shoulder joint and muscles that, in turn, can prevent you from getting a good night’s rest and significantly affect your quality of life. While […]
Questions to Ask Your Hand Doctor Before Going Into Surgery
More often than not, mild to moderate hand pain can be relieved through conservative methods such as splinting, exercise, over-the-counter medication, heat and cold compresses, or corticosteroid injections. However, when your pain is severe, and these methods fail to provide relief, your hand doctor may recommend surgery. Here are some of the more pertinent questions […]