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How do I know if I broke my finger?
Our fingers are made up of many small bones called phalanges and fractures also known as breaks in these bones are not uncommon. Finger and hand injuries are some of the most common injuries seen in the local emergency room. If you have fallen on your hand, slammed it...
What causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
This condition is due to a compression of the median nerve at the wrist. Carpal tunnel syndrome results in numbness of the thumb, index finger and middle finger, and often occurs or worsens at night. It can be associated with several other conditions, including tendonitis, arthritis…
What is Dupuytren’s Contracture and how can I manage it?
This condition is a genetic disease that affects the thick layer of tissue in the palm called the palmar fascia, causing the digits to contract toward the palm. Clients will typically notice the development of a non-tender nodule in their palm, often following an injury or trauma to the hand or wrist…
What is Trigger Finger & Trigger Thumb?
Also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, trigger finger/thumb results in a catching or locking sensation in a finger or in the thumb. It is caused by the formation of a nodule on a flexor tendon that catches…
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