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DeQuervains Tenosynovitis is a painful condition affecting the tendons on the thumb side of your wrist.  The specific tendons involved are Extensor Pollicis Longus and Abductor … Continue reading

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Trigger Finger

On January 26, 2013 By

Trigger finger (or thumb) is a condition where a finger repeatedly clicks or gets stuck in a bent position. There is tenderness or pain in the … Continue reading

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Mallet Finger

On January 24, 2013 By

Mallet finger is a condition where the extensor tendon that lifts the end joint (DIP) of a finger is detached, or avulsed, … Continue reading

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Dupuytrens Contracture

On January 24, 2013 By

Dupuytrens Contracture is a hand deformity that usually develops slowly, over years. Dupuytrens affects a layer of tissue, called fascia, that lies under the skin of … Continue reading

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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

On January 23, 2013 By

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is caused by compression of the Ulnar nerve at the elbow. The Ulnar nerve provides sensation to parts of the hand and innervates … Continue reading

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

On January 21, 2013 By



Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is an irritation of the Median nerve in the wrist that causes numbness, tingling, pain and weakness in the … Continue reading

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