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Do You Have An Allergy Or A Reaction?

A common source of confusion and worry among patients is the subject of allergies. I’m not talking about sneezing and runny nose symptoms from lots of pollen in the air – I’m talking about allergies to medications.

You know when a doctor or nurse asks, “are you allergic to anything?” – how would . . . → Read More: Do You Have An Allergy Or A Reaction?

How To Leave A Review On Google

The following video will show you how to leave a review for our clinic on Google.

If you can’t see the video well, click on the full screen icon in the lower right hand corner of the video.

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- Dr. Henley

Rashad Johnson’s Fingertip Injury – How Are Fingertip Injuries Treated?

Rashad Johnson's bandaged left middle fingertip

Rashad Johnson’s bandaged left middle fingertip (ESPN)

Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson injured his fingertip in a game against the New Orleans Saints last week. How did this happen? What was the surgery like? What happens now? I’ll answer these questions and more in this article.


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Did Ed Sheeran Cut A Tendon Or Nerve In His Hand?

Ed Sheeran's Bloody bandage

Ed Sheeran’s Bloody bandage (Sheeran/Instagram)

Ed Sheeran was in Nashville last night performing at Bridgestone Arena. He somehow cut his hand after the show and wound up in a Nashville ER. He posted pictures of his injury on Instagram – did he cut a tendon or a nerve? Read the full article →

How Long Is The Recovery From Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery?

Recovery time after carpal tunnel surgery

One of the most common questions I get from patients with carpal tunnel syndrome is: How long is the recovery time after surgery?

Carpal tunnel release surgery involves cutting skin, fat, and ligament. With the bandage in place you can use the hand for typing and light . . . → Read More: How Long Is The Recovery From Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery?

What Is A Mallet Fracture?

A mallet fracture is a broken bone at the tip of the finger. It’s common, rarely needs surgery, and is almost never caused by a mallet!IMG_2851

Finger Joint Arthritis

picture of PIP joint finger arthritisArthritis can appear anywhere in your finger. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis that affects the middle joint of the finger, also called the proximal interphalangeal joint. I’ll show you where this joint is in your finger and what can be done to treat it.

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Incisions In Surgery – How Does A Surgeon Decide Where To Put The Incision?

transverse incision on a wrist

How do surgeons decide how to make an incision? Many factors go into choosing the right incision for surgery. I’ll share three I use to make my decision.

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Dez Bryant – Finger Fracture Surgery Using Bone Graft

 

picture of dez bryant's finger splint

Credit: John Rhodes

The Dallas Morning News reports that Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant admits he needs surgery for his broken finger but wants to delay surgery until the off season. Apparently the surgery will require bone grafting. What does this involve? Is it a good idea for Dez to wait to have surgery? Read the full article →