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Finger Dislocation

Finger dislocation, also called a finger jam, is a common injury. It occurs when the bones of the finger are moved (dislocated) from their normal position. A dislocated finger can occur in any of the joints of any finger, but … Continue reading

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is essentially a pinched nerve in the wrist. It is the most common nerve problem in the upper extremity. Women are affected more frequently then men. The cause of carpal tunnel syndrome is compression of the median … Continue reading

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