Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Numbness and tingling in the thumb through the ring fingers? Hands on the steering wheel or using tools worsen it? Waking up at night with numbness? Made better with shaking out the hand? Sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome.
Catching or locking of your fingers is a common condition called trigger finger that can be easily treated.
Have a cut on your hand and now your fingers don’t move properly? Tendon lacerations are serious injuries that require prompt care.
A broken bone in the hand? Hand fractures are complex and require specialized care.
Can’t straighten out the fingers all the way? Thick cords developing in the palms and fingers? Getting worse over time? Sounds like Dupuytren’s contracture.
Thumb CMC Joint Arthritis
Pain in the hand? Hurts in the thumb? Made worse by pinching, gripping, turning keys, and opening jars? Sounds like thumb CMC arthritis.
A ganglion cyst is a fluid filled sac that emanates from a joint or a tendon sheath. In the hand and wrist they typically occur on the back or front of the wrist, at the fingertips, or along the flexor tendons of the fingers.
Thumb ulnar collateral ligament tear
An ulnar collateral ligament tear (UCL) of the thumb is an injury to the ligament that stabilizes the inside of the thumb metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint.
Osteoarthritis of the fingers is the wear and tear of the cartilage surfaces of the joints of the fingers—the distal interphalangeal joints, the proximal interphalangeal joints, the thumb interphalangeal joint, and the metacarpophalangeal joints.