July 1, 2021
The Perfect Post-Surgery Breakfast Despite your quicker-than-normal recovery, you still deserve a nice post-surgery breakfast. We recommend this scrambled egg breakfast from Gordon Ramsey. Have your spouse, significant other, family, or friend make breakfast for you in bed the day after your surgery, and enjoy your speedy recovery!
Contributing Causes to the Development of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
May 17, 2021
The cause of cubital tunnel syndrome has long been debated. Really the only proven cause is prolonged elbow flexion for hours at a time, sleeping with one’s hands up by her face, particularly sleeping prone, or traumatic with scarring and possible anatomic distortion as with an elbow fracture. The remote possibility of…
Denervation as a Means of Solving Base of Thumb Arthritis
November 5, 2018
Patients who are intolerant of or do not respond to NSAID for the treatment of basilar thumb arthritis suffer pain and weakness of pinch, thus loss of function. Reconstruction of the basilar thumb joint ties up the hand for about a month and then it takes awhile to get all of…
The Negative Effect of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome on Sleep Quality
October 23, 2018
Not much has been written specifically about evaluating sleep in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome but it is clearly a big problem. It seems like about 7 out of 10 people seek treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome specifically because pain or numbness in their hands is keeping them awake at…
Anterior Shoulder Pain – Why All the Attention to the Biceps Tendon?
October 18, 2018
The majority of pain complaints about the shoulder relate to a person feeling pain in the front and sometimes towards the front and side of the shoulder. This is true whether the problem is from a torn rotator cuff tendon, bursitis, tendinitis or rupture of the biceps tendon, or advanced…