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Treating Trigger Finger

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Stenosing tenosynovitis, commonly known as “trigger finger,” is a condition that involves the tendons located within the finger. The tendons located in the finger are held close to the bone by a series of pulleys which allows the tendons to glide easily when gripping or grabbing. Trigger finger occurs when the pulleys become thickened, preventing the tendons from gliding easily. Orlando Hand Surgery Associates can assist you with a trigger finger treatment plan. We are experts in alleviating pain and inflammation.

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5 Tips For Preventing Hoverboard Injuries

The self-balancing electric scooter, known as a hoverboard, has been one of the most talked-about devices on the market this year. Originally known for being the hottest, hardest-to-get gift for the holidays, the hoverboard is now being recognized as a potentially dangerous machine. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has received “dozens of reports of injuries from hospital ERs” since the holidays and the list of reported injuries continues to grow each week. Orlando Hand Surgery Associates came up with five tips for preventing hoverboard injuries.

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Tennis Elbow Treatment

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Lateral epicondylitis is commonly known as tennis elbow. This is a condition involving the tendons that attach to the bone on the outside (lateral) part of the elbow.

Despite its name, tennis elbow can affect many people regardless if they are an athlete or not. In fact, this condition is most commonly seen in adults ranging in age from 40 to 60.

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