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Turmeric and Osteoarthritis
April 5, 2021

There have been many, many scientific studies evaluating turmeric (and curcumin extract) for treating osteoarthritis symptoms. At least 10 of these studies compare turmeric to a control group given a placebo (sugar pill). The majority of these studies report a significant reduction in pain. Some studies also show improved function in patients with knee osteoarthritis. More studies are recommended to confirm these results.
5 Signs of Psoriatic Arthritis
Like most types of arthritis, psoriatic arthritis is a condition in which the cartilage in the joint breaks down and is essentially worn out. However, psoriatic arthritis is unique in that it can commonly develop due to psoriasis. Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes skin to become dry, red and flaky. Here are 5 signs that you may have psoriatic arthritis.
March 22, 2021
Advice from a Certified Hand Therapist: Do hand therapists treat more than hands?
You might have pain in your shoulder or elbow, but your physician recommended that you see a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT).  You might be wondering why a hand and upper extremity specialist was recommended. A CHT is an occupational therapist or physical therapist who has achieved at least 4,000 direct hand therapy contact hours with a minimum of three years of practice experience.
March 15, 2021
Common Causes of Hand Cramps
Do the muscles in your hands sometimes have unwanted movements? Do your fingers sometimes straighten or bend unprompted? Do you sometimes lose your grip on objects or feel uncoordinated fingers? If so, you may be suffering from an extremely common nerve problem in the hand: hand cramps.
March 8, 2021
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What are the signs and symptoms?
Do you have carpal tunnel syndrome? Numbness and tingling are two key signs that you may have this condition. Hear from patients with carpal tunnel syndrome and learn how you can treat your symptoms in this video.

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