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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hand and wrist. It happens when there is increased pressure within the wrist on a nerve called the median nerve. This nerve provides sensation to the thumb, index, and middle fingers, and to half of the ring finger.

Fractures

A hand fracture is a break in any in a bone in your hand usually caused by a fall, crush injury, or twisting injury, or through direct contact in sports. Symptoms of a hand fracture may include swelling, bruising, tenderness or pain, deformity, inability to move your finger, shortened finger, or the injured finger crossing over a neighboring finger when making a fist. For most cases, a hand fracture will heal well without any surgery, requiring that you only need to wear a cast, splint, or buddy strap for a period of time. However, for serious fractures, surgery may be required to keep the bone in place.

Trigger finger

Trigger finger is a condition in which one of your fingers gets stuck in a bent position. Your finger may bend or straighten with a snap — like a trigger being pulled and released. Trigger finger occurs when the tendon in the affected finger becomes inflamed. 

Thumb Surgery

The base of your thumb, your knuckles, second joint and top joint of your fingers are common sites for hand arthritis. Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis are common types. Treatments include splints/braces, medications, steroid injections and healthy life choices. Surgeries include joint fusion, joint replacement and tendon transfer.

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While the shoulder joint is the body's most moveable joint, it is an easy joint to dislocate, being able to do so forward, backward, or downward, . Symptoms of a shoulder dislocation may include deformity, swelling, numbness, weakness, or bruising. 

The treatment for a dislocation is called closed reduction, which is the process of placing the ball of the upper arm bone, or the humerus, back into the socket. Severe pain stops almost immediately. Following the treatment, a patient's arm amy need to be immobilized in a sling for several weeks.

Arthritis

The base of your thumb, your knuckles, second joint and top joint of your fingers are common sites for hand arthritis. Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis are common types. Treatments include splints/braces, medications, steroid injections and healthy life choices. Surgeries include joint fusion, joint replacement and tendon transfer.