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  • 3 Simple Ways to Ease Carpal Tunnel Pain at Home - Carpal tunnel is a painful condition that millions of Americans live with. While there are cases where carpal tunnel release is required, for most, it is possible to alleviate carpal tunnel symptoms without hand surgery. Here are three simple ways you can reduce the pain you experience from this condition. 1. Think Ergonomically Carpal tunnel… Read more...
  • Tendon Damage in Your Hand? Better Call a Plastic Surgeon - It may not be your first thought, but if you have tendon damage in your hand, one of your best options for recovery and repair might be a plastic surgeon. If you’re experiencing tendon pain that isn’t able to heal through rest and rehabilitation, it might be time to schedule a consultation with a plastic… Read more...
  • So You Sprained Your Wrist. What Should You Do Now? - Sometimes a wrist sprain is just a simple sprain. Give it rest and time and it will heal just fine. Other times, however, a sprain is less straight forward and could require a hand and wrist plastic surgeon to restore its full function. But after a fall or just years of wear and tear that… Read more...
  • How a Plastic Surgeon Can Treat Trigger Finger, Even without Surgery - Trigger finger is a pain, to say the least. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. A qualified plastic surgeon, like Dr. Francesco Campanile of Campanile Hand Surgery, can help relieve the pain of trigger finger. And, contrary to his title, your trigger finger treatment may not ever require surgery. What is Trigger Finger?… Read more...
  • How a Plastic Surgeon Could Help Arthritis in Your Fingers - When arthritis symptoms in your hands start to get in the way of your everyday life, it may be time to seek help from a board-certified plastic surgeon. If you’re considering plastic surgery for finger arthritis in your area, take a look at this overview of the surgical and nonsurgical options you may be presented… Read more...
  • Why a Plastic Surgeon Can Be the Right Doctor for a Fractured Hand - Many people who have a hand or wrist fracture may not initially consider a plastic surgeon to help fix their broken bones, but such a highly skilled specialist may be the right choice to get you on your way to recovery. Injuries due to trauma from a fall or physical activity are common. If you… Read more...
  • Is Surgery the Only Treatment Option for Carpal Tunnel? - Carpal tunnel syndrome can feel like an impossible condition to treat. Pain, numbness and tingling can seem to permeate every part of your day. How can you just not use your hands? Thankfully, there are treatment options, including carpal tunnel plastic surgery. Here’s what carpal tunnel syndrome is and how you can find the best… Read more...
  • 3 Hand Conditions a Plastic Surgeon Can Treat - While some hand and wrist conditions can be treated and managed through nonsurgical methods, others require a surgical procedure. If you’re having trouble with one of these common conditions, hand plastic surgery may be the most appropriate solution so you can get back to enjoying your favorite activities again. 1. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Caused by… Read more...
  • 3 Questions to Ask Your Plastic Surgeon before Hand Surgery - In some situations, hand surgery is necessary in order to regain proper function and mobility of your hands, wrists and fingers. Whether you’ve suffered a hand or wrist fracture or are experiencing complications from conditions like arthritis or carpal tunnel, an experienced hand surgeon can help. During your consultation, be sure to ask these questions… Read more...
  • 3 Pro Tips to Rest Easier after Hand or Wrist Surgery - Recovery after hand or wrist surgery can be a bit of challenge, considering we use our hands for so many different things that we may not even realize. But there are some things you can do to prepare for your recovery and make things easier on yourself. Start with these three tips for after hand… Read more...