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Osteoarthritis of the hand

Osteoarthritis of the hand

What is Osteoarthritis? There are two main types of arthritis of the hand: Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid. Osteoarthritis is the most common. Both conditions are found in men and women, arthritis of the hand usually starts between 30-50; however, it can begin earlier....

Scaphoid Fractures

Scaphoid Fractures

The scaphoid bone makes up an important part of the wrist joint. It is located on the thumb side of the hand. Because of its location, it is the most frequently broken bone in the wrist. Scaphoid fractures can be mistaken for a sprain due to lack of symptoms and often...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you experience pins and needles in your hand and wrist? Does it keep coming back? Does the feeling worsen at night with finger joints becoming swollen and stiff? You may be suffering from a common hand condition called Carpal Tunnel syndrome (CTS). It is three...

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