Online gaming is becoming an increasingly popular hobby among people of all ages – and with an estimated three-quarters of all U.S. households having at least one gamer, it is an integral part of American culture. This love for gaming, however, has been attributed to a rise in repetitive-stress hand and wrist injuries, particularly “gamer’s […]
How Does an Orthopedic Doctor Treat Hand Pain?
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 Conditions Do Hand Surgeons Treat?
Hand surgeons have a vast knowledge of the intricate network of muscles, bones, blood vessels, ligaments, and nerves of your hand. They can diagnose and successfully treat hand problems of any kind using both nonsurgical and surgical methods. These hand surgeons can repair various injuries and conditions concerning your hand and wrist. Let’s talk about […]
What Could Be Causing My Hand Pain?
Our hands have a complex and delicate structure. Each hand has 27 bones attached to tiny muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and cartilage, which together enable us to touch and grip as we please. We use our hands every day for both work and play, but they are just as vulnerable as they are valuable. Let’s […]
Treatments for Hand Tendonitis
Hand tendonitis refers to the inflammation of a tendon on the hands or wrist. This condition occurs from an injury or, more commonly, repetitive motions that put stress on the tendon. The treatment plan for hand tendonitis differs from person to person. Treatment methods can range from home remedies and non-surgical options to surgery. Home […]