Categories for Hand

Raynaud’s Syndrome

January 14, 2015 10:57 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Is it related to carpal tunnel syndrome? Can the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome eliminate Raynaud’s? These are both good questions. They have been addressed by a few clinicians over the years with progressively better reviews. Raynaud’s phenomenon, constriction of the blood vessels in the hands, can be painful resulting…

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Dorsal First Web Space Pain

September 2, 2013 12:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ache experienced in the first dorsal web space of the hand, ie the area between the thumb and the index metacarpal, is not a common complaint. Once arthritis and ulnar nerve entrapment have been excluded the pain occurring in this area may be related to muscle activity resulting in elevated…

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Are We Ever Really The Same After an Injury?

July 8, 2013 1:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The statement is often made by patients I see that “I know I’ll never be the same as I was before the injury”. This is usually not a correct assumption. Though there is not an absolute relationship between stage of disease and magnitude and quality of correction, early treatment in…

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