What are Ganglion Cysts?

November 14, 2018

Ganglion cysts are lumps of fluid found along a tendon. They are most commonly located in the wrist and hand area or the ankle and foot. They are usually not painful and typically are simply a cosmetic issue. Cysts can vary in size from tiny to as large as an inch wide. They are usually […]

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What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

October 3, 2018

If you’ve ever felt pain in your hands or wrists after typing for long periods of time, you may be noticing the beginning of carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS. It is caused by compression on the median nerve as it passes through a space known as the carpal tunnel in the wrist. Patients who have […]

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Radial Styloid Tenosynovitis

September 5, 2018

Today everyone uses their phone to text people dozens of times a day. This is an awkward position for the wrist and thumb, and it can cause strain on the thumb to the point that you can feel pain in the area. Many call this discomfort “text thumb,” although it’s actually a condition known as […]

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