Dupuytren’s Contracture: Diagnosis & Treatment

Dupuytren’s Contracture: Diagnosis & Treatment

Dupuytren’s Contracture is a condition that affects the connective tissue under your skin. It causes the skin to scar which in return limits movement. The condition causes the fingers to be pulled in towards the palm of the hand, which is often how physicians diagnose...
Cortisone Shots: Risks and Benefits

Cortisone Shots: Risks and Benefits

Cortisone shots are used to treat a variety of conditions that may affect the upper limb. These conditions may include but are not limited to arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s Contracture, tendonitis, tennis elbow, and more. Cortisone shots are widely...
Wrist Pain and Pregnancy

Wrist Pain and Pregnancy

Pregnancy can affect the body in many different ways, including the wrist. Approximately 35% to 62% of women report having wrist pain during their pregnancy (mainly in the 3rd trimester) whereas around 50% of women report developing wrist pain post pregnancy....
Carpal Tunnel: What Do You Need to Know About Wrist Splints?

Carpal Tunnel: What Do You Need to Know About Wrist Splints?

Carpal Tunnel syndrome is a common affliction where pressure on the median nerve causes tingling, numbness, and pain. The condition is caused by various factors such as genetics and lifestyle. Splints are commonly prescribed for temporary treatment of carpal tunnel...
Recovery after Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery : What to Expect

Recovery after Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery : What to Expect

Carpal tunnel release surgery involves cutting the transverse carpal ligament in the hand to reduce the pressure on the median nerve in the carpal tunnel. This is the only way to  resolve carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms permanently There are two surgical techniques a...