Making Sense of Joint Pain: Arthritis, Tendonitis, Bursitis

If you feel pain or swelling in your joints, there’s a chance you may have arthritis, tendonitis, or bursitis. Knowing which you have helps you and your doctor create the best treatment plan for your symptoms. Joint pain refers to discomfort, aches, and soreness in any of the body’s joints. Joints are the parts [...]

Making Sense of Joint Pain: Arthritis, Tendonitis, Bursitis2019-11-07T17:31:24-05:00

What is Trigger Finger?

When a finger or thumb becomes locked in a bent-down position and is unable to straighten out on its own, there is a strong likelihood that it’s the result of trigger finger, known as stenosing tenosynovitis of the finger. Trigger finger is a painful condition resulting from the tendons in the hand becoming inflamed. [...]

What is Trigger Finger?2019-04-11T11:53:44-05:00

De Quervain’s Tendonitis

De Quervain's tendonitis occurs when the tendons around the base of the thumb become constricted or irritated. Swelling of the tendons can cause pain and tenderness along the thumb and the side of the wrist. This is particularly noticeable when performing movements such as forming a fist, grasping or gripping something, or when turning the [...]

De Quervain’s Tendonitis2018-12-18T13:49:52-05:00

Understanding Arthritis of the Hand

The hand and wrist have many small joints that all work together to perform large actions, like opening a door or typing on a keyboard. Arthritis can affect the joints making even the most mundane of tasks painful, difficult or downright impossible. Without treatment, arthritis can lead to limited range of motion, increased pain [...]

Understanding Arthritis of the Hand2019-10-21T12:54:10-05:00

What is Tennis Elbow and What are Your Treatment Options?

When serving up the ball at your next tennis match it is important to avoid over-exertion to prevent unnecessary injuries on the court. Lateral epicondylitis, also known as Tennis Elbow occurs when tendons in your elbow are overworked, usually by repetitive motions of the wrist and arm. The pain suffers feel is attributed to tendons [...]

What is Tennis Elbow and What are Your Treatment Options?2018-12-18T13:55:12-05:00