Wireless handheld devices, such as BlackBerrys, iPhones, iPods/iPads, and laptops, are designed to make our lives more convenient—but they can also hurt us. Repetitive motion of our thumbs and fingers while using these devices can result in...Read More
With winter upon us, extra precaution should be taken to avoid slips and falls on the ice and snow. However, falls can happen at any time and are a leading cause of injury amongst seniors in the United States. Of those 65 and older, thirty...Read More
How do you know if you have skier’s thumb? You’ll likely feel pain and notice swelling directly over the torn ligament at the base of the thumb. You’ll probably have difficulty grasping or holding objects firmly, such as a...Read More
The cause of trigger finger is generally unknown. However, it is found more commonly in women than in men as well as in those suffering from other health issues, such as diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis.
Symptoms of...Read More
With the new year here, consider a resolution to stay more active and fit in 2014. Whether it’s competitive sports, recreational activity, or regular cardiovascular exercise and weight training, physical activity benefits your mind and body...Read More