Trigger Finger: Causes and Symptoms
Trigger finger (stenosing tenosynovitis) occurs when a finger is locked in a bent position and cannot straighten out. The thumb and ring finger are most commonly affected by trigger finger, but the condition can...Read More
How to Alleviate Wrist and Finger Pain When Using the Computer
With as much time as people spend typing on their computers for work, it's fairly common for wrist and finger pain to develop. When severe, wrist pain may be relieved with treatment from an orthopaedic...Read More
The wrist is made up of many small bones that work together to provide support and allow fluid movement. If even one of the bones within the wrist is fractured, it can greatly compromise a person's ability to...Read More
Causes of Hand, Wrist, or Elbow Pain: When to Seek Treatment?
At Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin, we understand that pain and limited mobility in frequently used joints, like those in the hand/wrist/elbow, can disrupt your daily life. That's why our team specializes in...Read More
Elbow Surgery Recovery
Thanks to state-of-the-art elbow surgery, our orthopaedic surgeons have helped numerous people in the greater Austin, TX, area experience restored mobility. These surgical procedures can address fractured joints...Read More
What Are the Common Causes of Wrist Pain?
When patients experience problems with their wrists, they can have difficulty picking up and holding items, driving, working, and cooking. These patients often have a diminished quality of life. Since there are...Read More
Do I Have Carpal Tunnel or Arthritis?
Both arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome can affect the wrists and cause pain. Since the two conditions overlap, many patients are left wondering if they have carpal tunnel or arthritis. If you identify with...Read More
How Long Will My Nerve Compression Recovery Take?
Nerve decompression surgery relieves pressure on a nerve. The surgical treatment is often performed to relieve the symptoms of a pinched nerve (weakness, tingling, or numbness) in the upper extremities. ...Read More