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  • What Is Tennis Elbow And How Do You Prevent It?

    Although tennis elbow is usually a fairly mild condition for which there are a range of effective treatments, it’s still something best avoided entirely because it can take a while to heal and can recur if you don’t take appropriate action to strengthen the area.

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  • 4 Common Types of Hand Tumors

    Hand tumors and wrist tumors can come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes, it may just look like an ordinary lump or bump. And while it may technically be a tumor, the tumor is not necessarily cancerous. There are many different types of hand tumors, and most are benign, which means non-cancerous. Hand tumors can be something as common as a wart or a mole, which are on top of the skin, or something more uncommon that is beneath the skin.

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  • Here’s how to diagnose one of the most common injuries in golf

    A key instrument of communication and commerce, our hands are among our most personal assets. As golfers, they’re our only connection to the golf club, making them vitally important. They need to be strong and steady.

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  • Funny Bone and Ulnar Nerve Pain in the Elbow

    When you hit your funny bone, or to be more correct, the ulnar nerve, you experience pain where the ulnar nerve works: down the forearm and into the ring and small fingers. This is called the ulnar nerve distribution, and it is the area of the body where the ulnar nerve provides sensation.

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  • Advice from a Certified Hand Therapist: Joint Protection

    Throughout our lifetime joints can be stressed during activities like carrying a grocery bag, wringing out a washcloth, or twisting off a bottle cap. These activities can stretch ligaments and wear out cartilage in your joints resulting in inflammation and pain. There are simple strategies you can use to protect your joints which will reduce pain during daily tasks.

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Useful Links

  • American Academy of Arthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society For Surgery of The Hand
  • Society of The State of New York
  • Medical Society of The County of Westchester