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Dr. Avery Arora -- Hand Surgeon
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If you fracture your hand, most likely it will heal well - but you need to make sure that you care for it properly.

Your hand has five bones that serve to connect your thumbs and fingers to your wrists. They are called metacarpal bones, and when one of those bones breaks, the result is a hand or metacarpal fracture. Depending on the location and severity of the break,…
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Dupuytren’s Contracture is a rare type of hand disorder that tends to take a number of years to develop and can severely affect your life. Fortunately there are number of different treatment options available.

What is Dupuytren’s Contracture? Dupuytren’s Contracture is a rare type of hand disorder that tends to take a number of years to develop. It causes the layers of tissues that lay beneath the skin on the palm of the hand to begin to form knots. These knots…
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We all have a little web of flesh between our thumb and forefinger. Did you know it's possible to also have this between your other fingers?

Everyone has a little web of flesh between their thumb and their forefinger. If there are fleshy webs between your fingers as well, though, you may have a condition known as syndactyly. What Is Syndactyly? Simply stated, syndactyly is a condition in which…

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If you ever break your elbow, it is extremely important to make sure that you treat it properly to prevent future discomfort and improper healing.

How a broken elbow is treated depends largely on the type of injury. Treatment could involve nothing more than applying a splint to the arm and keeping it elevated as much as possible. On the other hand, it could involve surgery to repair not only damaged…
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Do you have unsightly spots, grooves, or ridges on your fingernail? If left untreated it can cause severe damage, but don't worry because it can be very treatable.

When you hear the term “psoriasis,” you no doubt think about your skin or your scalp. You know about itching, flaking and discomfort in other areas, but probably the very last thing you think about is your fingernails. The fact is, though, psoriasis can…
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Here are some of the top questions that you should ask your hand surgeon.

If you are in need of hand surgery, you will need to set up a consultation with the hand surgeon. During the consultation, they will provide you with information about the procedure, and you will have the opportunity to ask a number of questions to get a…

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If you ever break your knuckle, here is some helpful information that you should know.

How broken knuckles are treated will depend on a variety of factors, including the nature of the break, the age and occupation of the patient, and the level of function that is needed in the hand. The most common type of treatment is known as “neighbor…
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We don't realize how much we use our thumbs until we have an injury to them. Even if you think you have a minor injury, it's still a very good idea to see a doctor.

Your thumb is an essential part of your hand. If you have a thumb injury, it means that grabbing things, holding items, and performing many normal daily tasks will be next to impossible. One of the most common types of injuries to the thumb is a sprain.…

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It's a terrible thought that a toddler could fracture their wrist or arm, but it's unfortunately a reality. The good news is that a toddler can heal quickly with proper diagnosis & treatment.

You have probably heard it said, and maybe even said it yourself, that when a child is hurt, it hurts the parent twice as much. Of course that is debatable, but indisputably it can be very hard on a parent seeing a toddler fall down and sustain a…
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Arthritis can be a debilitating condition, but unfortunately not all patients are good candidates for surgery. Here's what you need to know..

Arthritis can be a debilitating condition that can cause chronic pain and stiffness, and will generally get worse over time. Fortunately, you and your doctor can discuss different treatment options to deal with your arthritis to help control the pain and…
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