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Greg M. Balourdas, MD.
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The wrist is a very complex joint… with motion nearly equal to the ball and socket joints of the shoulder and hip, it is made up of 10 separate bones held together by a complex lattice of ligaments.  Considering the demand we put on wrists, and the trauma…

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Ever wonder if hamsters ever get carpal tunnel? https://youtu.be/j7FioTdZaEk

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People who use their hands repetitively can develop carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).  Many tasks at work are repetitive and even hobbies like knitting, sewing, crafts, woodworking or playing computer games can result in CTS. As a hand specialist, I doubt a…

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Our ability to pinch and grasp is easy to take for granted.  I came accross this great quote in science fiction writer, Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series recently and have to share it.  Who would have thought someone other than a hand specialist would…

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Help promote health and diabetes prevention through exercise while benefiting the San Diego County Medical Society Foundation. Join us!

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Spent a very informative day in Sacramento with fellow members of the San Diego County Medical Society Board of Directors and our elected officials, Toni Atkins, Majority leader of the House on the upper level between Drs. Hertzka and Wailes. I am on the upper level, far right.
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Set a shortened URL for this plus page:  Nice service at gplus.to to create short 'vanity' urls.  Check this out!  gplus.to/TheHandDoctor
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