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  • 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...
  • Should You See a Plastic Surgeon for a Cyst in Your Wrist or Hand?- If you notice an unusual lump on your wrist or hand, it’s a good idea to show your doctor and get an accurate diagnosis. In some cases, non-cancerous lumps called ganglion cysts can get in the way of your daily activities and exercise. If this is the case for you, you may benefit from ganglion… Read more...
  • 3 Early Signs of Arthritis & How a Plastic Surgeon Can Help- Many people view arthritis as a problem that only develops with age, but the truth is that anyone of just about any age can have arthritis. There are several different types of arthritis, and getting an accurate diagnosis as early on as possible will help you to better manage and treat the condition. If you… Read more...
  • How a Plastic Surgeon Can Treat & Manage Trigger Finger- Many people who have problems moving their hands, fingers or wrists don’t realize that a plastic surgeon may be able to help correct the underlying problem. In the case of a common condition called trigger finger, there are a number of nonsurgical solutions that your plastic surgeon may suggest. This overview of what trigger finger… Read more...
  • 3 Hand Injuries a Plastic Surgeon Can Help Heal- Hand injuries can keep you from performing normal daily activities, as well as make your favorite hobbies difficult. If you’re struggling with one of these three common hand and wrist problems, a plastic surgeon who focuses on hand injuries could be able to help. 1. Fractures Hand and wrist fractures can be caused by a… Read more...
  • 4 Carpal Tunnel Treatment Options Your Plastic Surgeon May Try- Carpal tunnel is a common condition that affects your hands and wrists. You might notice tingling or numbness in your hands, wrists or fingers, or shooting pains that may even wake you up at night. Fortunately, there are a number of different carpal tunnel treatment options that your plastic surgeon might suggest, including these nonsurgical… Read more...