The symptoms of Dupuytren's Contracture Disease depend on how far it has progressed. Although there is no cure, there are several DIY home options that can help reduce its effects.
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.
On average, Americans send over 40 emails a day! And we spend close to 23 hours a week texting. Gamers, however, spend an average of 7 hours a week playing video games. Wow, that's a lot of technology time! So, how is it causing joint problems?
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 [...]
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 [...]