Tips to Prevent Nerve Irritation of the Hand

There are three major nerves in the hands and wrists – the radial, ulnar, and median nerves. With 27 major bones, and a network of connective tissue and sensory and motor neurons that help to regulate feeling and movement, the hands, wrists, and fingers can be especially susceptible to overuse injuries, nerve damage, and inflammation.…

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The Best Treatment Options for Tendinitis

Tendons are a type of connective tissue that attaches the muscle to the bones and holds the joints together, while also allowing flexibility and movement. Tendinitis (also known as tendonitis) develops when a tendon becomes inflamed due to stress, strain, or other factors such as arthritis or diabetes, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Tendinitis can…

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Be Prepared for Summer Hand Hazards

It’s summertime: The kids are out of school, you’re on vacation, and you’re ready to break out the grill and the watermelon. Before you get too wrapped up in celebrating your time-off with family and neighborhood get-togethers, be sure that you know the hazards involved and protect yourself and your loved ones against hand injury.…

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The Fast-Acting Results of Carpal Tunnel Treatment

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects your hands or arms, causing numbness, uncomfortable tingling and an eventual weakness of the hand. According to Mayo Clinic, a pinched nerve in the wrist causes carpal tunnel syndrome. The carpal tunnel is a small passage located on the inside of your wrist. This tunnel covers the…

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