My patients often ask, “Is my fracture healing?”. How does your doctor decide whether your fracture is healed or not? This article will help you learn how fracture healing takes place and how to tell if your fractured bone is healed.
Splinting After Carpal Tunnel Surgery
Do I need a splint after my carpal tunnel surgery?
Putting patients in splints after surgery for hand and arm problems is common – I recommend splinting for almost all my patients after surgery – but not after carpal tunnel release!
What is Tylenol Arthritis?
Tylenol (active generic ingredient, acetaminophen) is a drug often recommended by health care providers to treat arthritis pain. Like other anti-inflammatory medicines, it has a role in the non-surgical treatment of hand and arm pain. In fact, some research shows that if you have arthritis pain, you should try acetaminophen first, before trying other medicines, like ibuprofen and naproxen.
You may wonder what makes the Tylenol Arthritis product different than regular Tylenol.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Arthritis
Does carpal tunnel surgery cure arthritis?
Many people with hand and wrist arthritis also have carpal tunnel syndrome. You may wonder if surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome relieves the pain of arthritis.
Skin Dimpling From Steroid Injection
Health care providers like doctors and nurses use many different types of injectable cortisone (or steroid) medication to treat tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and joint inflammation. Skin dimpling is an uncommmon side effect to these shots.
What is this Articles section?
Here you’ll find posts and articles on topics relevant to orthopaedic surgery and the treatment of hand and arm conditions.
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