3 Ways What You Eat Could Hurt or Help Arthritis Pain

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Arthritis is one of the most common hand and wrist conditions, affecting millions of Americans of varying age groups. If you’re one of the many people who struggle with this common cause of joint pain, making these small changes to your everyday diet may help to improve your symptoms, whether used alone or used in combination [...]

How a Plastic Surgeon Can Help after a Burn or Hand Injury

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Accidents happen, but when they happen to you, it can be easy to panic if you’re not sure where to turn for help. In the case of a burn or hand injury, talking to a plastic surgeon could be your best bet to help restore both form and function. These three techniques are just some of [...]

3 Ways to Protect Your Hands from Winter’s Icy Grasp

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Winter is once again here, bringing its annual blast of chilly temps and cold air. Whether you’re winter’s number one fan or someone who’d rather sit the season out, the cool weather will be with us for a few months. If you suffer from arthritis in your hands, wintertime may worsen arthritis symptoms. Fortunately, we’ve got [...]

Why the Cold Makes Carpal Tunnel Worse & What You Can Do

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Have you ever heard someone say that a cold rain aggravates their joints, especially if they’ve had a previous injury? The same could be true of carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms in cold weather. Let’s take a look at why this might be the case and what you can do to help better manage your symptoms. Carpal [...]

Is There a Connection between Arthritis and the Weather?

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If you suffer from arthritis or other joint-related conditions, it might seem like your pain and stiffness worsen with certain changes in the weather. As it turns out, this is a common phenomenon among lots of men and women with arthritis. These three factors are the top contributors to joint pain that comes and goes with [...]

Could Your Texting Game Leave You with Carpal Tunnel?

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People of all ages are now relying on their smartphones and other handheld devices more than ever. One of the biggest concerns about this techy trend, however, is whether this constant use of tablets and smartphones could increase the incidence of hand and wrist conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome. What the Latest Research Says about [...]