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  • Trigger Finger Trigger Finger

    Inflammation in the tenosynovium leads to a condition called trigger finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis or flexor tendonitis, where one of the fingers or thumb of the hand is caught in a bent position.

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  • Dupuytren's Contracture Dupuytren's Contracture

    Dupuytren’s contracture is a hand condition where thickening of the underlying fibrous tissues of the palm causes the fingers to bend inward.

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  • De Quervain's Tendinosis De Quervain's Tendinosis

    Inflammation and swelling of the tendon sheaths put pressure on the adjacent nerves and leads to pain and numbness in the thumb side of the wrist. Strain on these tendons can cause swelling and irritation, and lead to a condition called De Quervain's tenosynovitis .

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  • Arthritis of the Hand and Wrist Arthritis of the Hand and Wrist

    Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of the joints. There are several types of arthritis and the most common type is osteoarthritis or wear-and-tear arthritis.

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  • Ganglion Cyst Ganglion Cyst

    Ganglion cysts are swellings that most commonly develop along the tendons or joints of wrists or hands. They can be found either at the top of the wrist, palm side of the wrist, end joint of a finger or at the base of a finger.

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  • Hand Numbness Hand Numbness

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  • Hand & Wrist Fractures Hand & Wrist Fractures

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  • Hand Injuries and Conditions Hand Injuries and Conditions

    Common hand injuries and conditions include Broken finger/fractured hand, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Osteoarthritis.

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  • Scapholunate Advanced Collapse (SLAC) Wrist Scapholunate Advanced Collapse (SLAC) Wrist

    Scapholunate advanced collapse (SLAC) wrist is the most common form of degenerative arthritis of the wrist that occurs secondary to traumatic injury of the scapholunate ligament with subsequent collapse on the radial side of the wrist.

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  • Distal Radioulnar Joint (DRUJ) Arthritis Distal Radioulnar Joint (DRUJ) Arthritis

    Distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) arthritis is an inflammatory condition characterized by gradual wearing away of the cartilaginous surface of the radioulnar joint resulting in significant pain, swelling, stiffness, and interference in the functioning of the wrist and/or arm.

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  • Mallet Finger Mallet Finger

    A mallet finger is a condition where the end of the finger is bent and does not straighten.

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  • Ulnar Nerve Compression in Guyon's Canal Ulnar Nerve Compression in Guyon's Canal

    Ulnar nerve compression in Guyon’s canal is a condition characterized by pain, numbness, weakness, and tingling sensation in the hand.

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  • Finger Joint Dislocation and Volar Plate Injury Finger Joint Dislocation and Volar Plate Injury

    Finger dislocation is a condition where the bones of your finger have moved away from its normal anatomical position.

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  • Industrial Hand Trauma Industrial Hand Trauma

    Workplace or industrial hand trauma is the leading cause of lost workplace work hours and visits to the emergency room. Industrial hand injuries can be minor to life-threatening.

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  • Distal Radius Osteotomy to Correct Mal-Union (Crooked Painful Wrist) Distal Radius Osteotomy to Correct Mal-Union (Crooked Painful Wrist)

    A fracture or break in the distal end of the radius bone is known as a distal radius fracture.

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  • Finger Dislocation Finger Dislocation

    Finger dislocation is a condition in which the bone of your finger has moved away from its normal position.

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  • Distal Intersection Syndrome Distal Intersection Syndrome

    Distal intersection syndrome also referred to as tenosynovitis of the radial wrist extensors is characterized by the radial wrist and forearm pain.

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  • Boutonniere Deformity Boutonniere Deformity

    Boutonnière deformity can occur because of forceful trauma to the top of the middle joint when bent, laceration to the middle joint or from arthritis.

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common, painful, progressive condition that is caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist area.

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  • Hand Pain Hand Pain

    Hand pain is characterized by distress in the joints and tissues of the hand or fingers. Hand pain can be depicted as pulsating, aching, increased warmth, prickling, irritation and inflexibility.

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  • Hand Infections Hand Infections

    Hand infections, if left untreated or treated improperly, can cause disabilities such as stiffness, contracture, weakness, and loss of tissues (skin, nerve and bone) that will persist even after the infection resolves.

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  • Wrist Tumors Wrist Tumors

    A tumor is a lump or abnormal growth formed due to unregulated cell division. Wrist tumors can occur on or underneath the skin. They are most often benign (non-cancerous).

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  • Gamekeeper's Thumb Gamekeeper's Thumb

    Gamekeeper's thumb, also known as skier's thumb, is a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament, a band of tissue that supports the joint at the base of the thumb.

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  • Skier's Thumb Skier's Thumb

    Skier's thumb, also known as, Gamekeeper's thumb is a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament, a band of tissue that supports the joint at the base of the thumb.

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  • Swan Neck Deformity Swan Neck Deformity

    Swan neck deformity is a condition in which the tip of the finger is bent down (DIP flexion) and the middle joint is bent back more than normal (PIP hyperextension).

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  • Kienbock's Disease Kienbock's Disease

    Kienbock's disease is a condition in which the lunate, one of the small bones of the wrist loses its blood supply leading to death of the bone. This results in pain, stiffness, and degenerative changes in the wrist joint.

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  • Wrist Pain Wrist Pain

    Wrist pain is defined as any ache or discomfort in the wrist. The wrist is comprised of two bones in the forearm, the radius and ulna, and eight tiny carpal bones in the palm.

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  • Ulnar Carpal Impaction Ulnar Carpal Impaction

    Ulnar carpal impaction also referred to as ulnar impaction syndrome or ulnar abutment or ulnocarpal loading, is a common cause of ulnar sided wrist pain.

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  • Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury (TFCC) Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury (TFCC)

    The triangular fibrocartilage complex, or TFCC, is a complex of cartilage and ligaments located near the outer region of the wrist, below the little finger.

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  • Scapholunate Advanced Collapse (SLAC): Wrist Osteoarthritis Scapholunate Advanced Collapse (SLAC): Wrist Osteoarthritis

    Scapholunate advanced collapse of the wrist or SLAC is the most common pattern of degenerative osteoarthritis of the wrist.

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  • Guyon's Canal Syndrome Guyon's Canal Syndrome

    Guyon’s canal syndrome refers to compression of the ulnar nerve while it passes from the wrist into the hand through a space called the ulnar tunnel or Guyon’s canal.

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  • Hand Tumors Hand Tumors

    Any abnormal lump or bump on the hand is considered a hand tumor. Hand tumors can occur on the skin as a mole or a wart, underneath the skin soft tissue or on the bone.

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