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How to Carve a Pumpkin
October 26, 2020

Pumpkin carving is a fun activity for both children and adults on Halloween, but carving can be dangerous. Pumpkins are difficult to cut through due to their thick shell, making it easy to cut yourself while carving. Each year, hand surgeons see thousands of finger and hand injuries on Halloween that can range from small cuts to even finger amputations.
Advice from a Hand Therapist: Hand Pain from Biking
by Madisson Miller, MOT, OTR/L, CSCS — Biking is a great way to get outside and get some exercise. As with all activities, there is a risk for injury. Injuries have different causes such as trauma or overuse. The hand is no exception to overuse with an activity such as biking.
October 19, 2020
How to Know if You Have a Sprained Wrist
The wrist is often injured, and there are many different types of injuries you could sustain including a sprained wrist, wrist fracture, ligament tear, etc. Most often, a sprained wrist takes place because of a fall or sudden twisting motion of the wrist.
October 12, 2020
What is Syndactyly?
by Reena Anjalie Bhatt, MD — Syndactyly is a condition in which a child is born with two fused fingers or toes. This can occur in the hands or the feet or both. It can occur in one hand or foot, or all four. Syndactyly is the most common congenital malformation of the limbs.
October 5, 2020
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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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