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How to Treat a Ganglion Cyst Rupture

Why Do I Have A Ganglion Cyst? Nobody knows for sure why ganglion cysts form. They grow from the lining of joints and tendons. Usually, when the tissue at the joint erupts, lubricating fluid leaks into this area of misplaced tissue. Therefore, a ganglion cyst develops. Arthritis and repetitive use injury patients commonly get ganglion [...]

Combating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the numbness, tingling, and weakness in your hand caused by excess pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. This pain may extend up into the arm, between the hand and elbow. CTS affects between 3%-6% of Americans aged 18-64 each year. Often times, carpal [...]

5 Smart Tips to Prevent Gaming Injuries

Overuse injuries from the excessive use of video gaming consoles are a frequent complaint from patients who come to orthopedic doctors for care. Spines, hands, and especially thumbs can all be affected. The most common condition is a repetitive stress injury ( or gamer’s thumb.) This inflammation of the tendons that connects the wrist to [...]

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