If you’re like me, you’ve hit your funny bone more than a few times in your life. It happens when you bang the inside part of your elbow on the edge of a table or other hard object. Pain and tingling shoot into your hand and sometimes it causes numbness that takes a while to go away.
In this video, I’ll show you where tennis elbow is.
Many common problems in the hand, wrist, and elbow can be illustrated with simple drawings. In this series of articles, I’ll show you an example of a simple drawing I use in the office to help patients visualize their problem a little better.
For each drawing, I’ll type out what I tell each patient when I draw this for them. That way you can get a little glimpse into the exam room and see how I educate patients.
My thumb hurts in the joint!
Many patients want to use the right technical terms when talking with their physician, and this can certainly improve the efficiency of your office visit. In this article, I’ll quickly show you how to identify the joints in your thumb.