Trigger Finger and Trigger Finger Release Surgery
Trigger finger, called stenosing tenosynovitis by doctors, is a condition where the finger tends to get locked in place when you are bending it toward the palm. Most of the time, your family doctor will examine you and note the problematic symptoms. This condition is more common among people with rheumatoid arthritis or diabetes. The doctor usually refers you to an orthopedic hand specialist when the finger gets stuck or clicks and is not able to straighten.Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and Surgery
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is a condition where the ulnar nerve of the upper extremity is pinched as it passes behind the elbow. Nerve compression from increased pressure leads to numbness, tingling, pain, and weakness of the affected arm and hand.Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopy is a procedure that our orthopedic specialists use to inspect, diagnose, and repair problems inside a joint. During arthroscopic shoulder surgery, the surgeon will insert a tiny camera, called an arthroscope, into your shoulder joint area. This small video camera projects images onto a TV screen so the surgeon can guide miniature surgical instruments to repair damage inside the joint.Common Knee Injuries Related to Sports
The knee is a complex structure with many components that make it vulnerable to a variety of sports injuries. Most people suffer a minor knee problem at one time or another. Knee injuries often occur during sporting activities, too. In 2009, knee injuries were the most common reason for visiting an orthopedic specialist.Joint Hypermobility Linked To Increased Incidence Of Pain In Teens
Joint hypermobility syndrome, or “double jointedness,” is often harmless, but for some it can cause musculoskeletal pain. Learn helpful tips for keeping hypermobile children pain-free.