HAND & WRIST | CONDITIONS

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Pain, numbness and tingling in your hand may be from carpal tunnel syndrome. This is caused by the tissue surrounding the median nerve pressing on the space through which it passes, called the carpal tunnel. A variety of factors cause or contribute to this condition. Watch this video.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

This is a type of chronic, long-lasting, severe pain. Most often, a burning or pins-and-needles pain develops in an arm or leg that has been injured. Sometimes, the pain spreads to other parts of the body. Symptoms may also include sensitivity to touch, abnormal sweating, changes in your hair and/or nails and/or problems moving your limb. CRPS is most common in those ages 20-35, but it can also occur in children and affects women more often than men. There is no cure, but treatment options may provide relief. Watch this video.

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

This condition, also called stenosing tenosynovitis of the first dorsal compartment of the wrist, is an inflammation of the sheath that wraps around the tendons at the thumb-side of the wrist. This condition is caused by overuse and is common in new mothers and active gardeners. It is also common in those who have diabetes, arthritis and other inflammatory symptoms. A variety of treatment options are available. Watch this video.

Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Tears

This condition is a degenerative or traumatic tear of one or more parts of the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC), which stabilizes the outside of the wrist (ulnar side). The primary symptom of this condition is pain, which may be accompanied by a clicking, popping, catching or snapping when the wrist is rotated. To learn about diagnosis and treatment, Watch this video.

HAND & WRIST | CARE & MANAGEMENT

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

If you’re dealing with CRPS, you know how frustrating it can be. You hurt, and you don’t know why. You feel like you should have healed by now, and no one can tell you why you aren’t getting better. Although there’s no cure for CRPS, there are things you can do to find some relief. Watch this video.

Osteoarthritis

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, you may need to make some lifestyle changes, but you can still do many of the things you enjoy. You just have to take steps to manage your condition. Treatment options will be based on your individual needs. Watch this video.

Peripheral Neuropathy

This condition involves the peripheral nervous system, the nerves that branch out from your brain and spinal cord and travel to all of the other parts of your body. These nerves can be damaged by diabetes, infections, injury and other factors. As a result, peripheral neuropathy can cause numbness and pain in your extremities and other symptoms. For treatment options and tips on living with peripheral neuropathy, Watch this video.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis, also known as RA, is a chronic, autoimmune disease. It affects joints throughout your body. It affects joints throughout the body and may cause problems in the feet and ankles, such as stiffness, pain and swelling, making it hard to walk or accomplish everyday tasks. Treatment options will be based on your individual needs. Watch this video.

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