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Forearm Fractures In Kids – What Parents Need To Know

Bones in children are different from bones in adults. They break differently and they respond differently to injury.

Some fractures occur both in adults and kids – some fractures occur only in children. Forearm fractures occur in both, with some important differences. This article will cover some of the basics of forearm fractures in . . . → Read More: Forearm Fractures In Kids – What Parents Need To Know

Fingertip Ganglion Cysts – Mucous Cysts

The most common tumor in the finger is a ganglion cyst.

A ganglion cyst is simply a fluid-filled sac. It can be visible from the outside or buried deep underneath the skin.

Sometimes it causes symptoms like soreness and pain; other times patients have no idea it’s there.

What is a mucous cyst?

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What Is Tennis Elbow?

What is tennis elbow?

Tennis elbow is also called lateral epicondylitis (inflammation on the outside part of the elbow). This is a painful condition that involves a tendon on the outside part of your elbow.

A tendon starts from bone, turns into muscle, then back to tendon and reattaches to bone at the other . . . → Read More: What Is Tennis Elbow?

Ganglion Cyst Pictures

ganglion cyst – left hand

Ganglion cyst on the palm (volar) side of the . . . → Read More: Ganglion Cyst Pictures

Thumb Pain – Four Common Causes

painful thumb

If your thumb hurts and you didn’t jam it or injure it in a specific way, this article may help you diagnose the problem.

The four most common causes of thumb pain are:

Thumb arthritis Trigger thumb Thumb Tendonitis Carpal tunnel syndrome Thumb Arthritis

Past age 65, 75% of patients have . . . → Read More: Thumb Pain – Four Common Causes

Trigger Finger Incision

hand and question markMany patients ask where I put the incision for a trigger finger surgery. Knowing where the scar will be is an important part of getting ready for this procedure.

Find out where I make a trigger finger incision in this short article. I’ve included some pictures and a video to make things clear.

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When You Hit Your Funny Bone, It’s Not Funny!

If you’re like me, you’ve hit your funny bone more than a few times in your life. It happens when you bang the inside part of your elbow on the edge of a table or other hard object. Pain and tingling shoot into your hand and sometimes it causes numbness that takes a while to go away.

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Mommy Thumb – Do You Recognize These Five Signs?

right hand thumb and wrist with tendonitis

You’ll learn how to recognize these signs in yourself or in a mom you love – plus an easy way to reduce pain from mommy thumb without injections or splints!

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