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Can Holding a Cell Phone Cause Hand Pain?

Is it true that spending too much time texting on the cell phone could lead to carpal tunnel syndrome? Even if it’s not carpal tunnel, why does holding a cellphone …

  • Posted on: Jan 25 2023
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Palm-up view of two hands: the right features the curled fingers typical of Dupuytren’s contracture, the left does not.

Dupuytren’s Contracture Treatment, Causes, and History

Dupuytren’s disease (sometimes erroneously termed ‘Viking disease’ because of its prevalence in Scandinavian populations) is a relatively rare condition that affects the palmar fascia, which is the layer of tissue …

  • Posted on: Oct 20 2022
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About Clavicle Fractures for Teens

Do you know where your clavicle is? Or how to tell if it’s broken? A broken clavicle can be a painful, disruptive injury, and it’s common. If your active teen …

  • Posted on: Sep 23 2022
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Tips for Joint Pain Relief

According to a study by the Arthritis Foundation, more than 92 million adults have been diagnosed with or report symptoms of arthritis. Arthritis symptoms—joint swelling, stiffness, and pain—cause significant disability …

  • Posted on: Aug 10 2022
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