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Here’s a “scary” statistic. One that you may be surprised to learn has nothing to do with trick or treating. A recent study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) shows that the most likely cause of ER …
Thumbs are awesome! So awesome in fact that most of the time we take them for granted. That is… until your thumb starts to hurt. When you have pain in your thumb, you realize just how much you use it. There are many conditions that can cause thumb pain. Let’s look at some of the most common thumb problems to help answer the question- My thumb hurts – what’s wrong?
With summer in full swing, if you are a golfer– you are probably hitting the fairways. And although golf is considered to be a low impact sport, chances are as the season progresses you could experience an injury or aches …
We usually don’t think about our toes until one of them hurts! We’ve all done it – probably more than once. Stubbed our toe, dropped something on it, kicked the ball too hard, had a door or dresser jump in our way – leaving our toe throbbing and wondering what can I do for my hurt toe?
If your finger or thumb “locks” in a bent position then suddenly pops back out when you try to straighten it– like a trigger on a gun- you may have Trigger Finger. Trigger finger is caused by inflammation of the tissue …
Does your knee bother you when you’re working outside in the yard, taking a walk or playing tennis? Knee pain can affect your daily activities, especially if you’re an active person or on your feet a lot. If you suffer …
What is Thumb Arthritis?
CMC joint arthritis also known as thumb arthritis occurs at the base of your thumb, where your thumb and wrist meet. Named for the bones that make up the base of …
What is a Swan Neck deformity?
A Swan Neck finger deformity is a condition where the middle joint of the finger hyperextends or bends backwards and the end joint near the fingernail, flexes or bends downwards.
How do you get a Swan …
If you feel pain in your wrist when gripping something tightly or pushing on your hand to get up from your chair you may have a TFCC injury or tear. TFCC problems can be caused by falling on an outstretched hand, from overuse or simply from aging. Athletes, particularly gymnasts and baseball players who endure weight or force to their …
This Thanksgiving, ensure that the worst pain you endure is from indigestion, your football team’s loss, or perhaps a family squabble. Each year, a surprising number of people make unexpected visits to the Emergency Room after a mishap with a turkey. …