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10 Causes of Stiff Fingers
July 6, 2020

by Thomas R. Boyce, MD — Stiff fingers can be very troublesome. Your hands and fingers are vital tools with which you interact with the world. Without normal use of your hands and fingers, activities including household tasks, work, hobbies, and sports all can become more difficult.
How to Treat a Jersey Finger
A “jersey finger” gets its name from, you guessed it, a sports jersey! Jersey fingers are a casual name for the disruption of a tendon in the finger, often times caused by gripping someone’s jersey with a clenched hand during a game while that person runs in the opposite direction.
June 29, 2020
What is a PA?
by Lauren B. Grossman, MD — A PA is a physician assistant, a health care professional who is credentialed to practice medicine with physician supervision. There are more than 123,000 PAs who practice in every medical setting in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
June 22, 2020
Advice from a Certified Hand Therapist: Joint Protection
by Gwen Morris, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CLT — Until our hands begin to become painful we rarely think about the activities they perform. The joints of your hands are smaller than your knees or shoulders, allowing us to reach into tight spaces, pinch, and manipulate objects.
June 15, 2020
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