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Symptoms and Treatment Options for a Metacarpal Fracture - Blog Post

Symptoms and Treatment Options for a Metacarpal Fracture

Tags: , , | Published: 2016/04/21

A metacarpal fracture is an injury to one of the bones in the palm of your hand, the metacarpals. You have five metacarpal bones—one for each of your fingers—which form the body of your hand, and if you’ve ever had a broken hand you’ve undoubtedly experienced a metacarpal fracture. In this blog, the hand specialists […]

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Experiencing Wrist Pain? Here Are the Common Causes - Blog Post

Experiencing Wrist Pain? Here Are the Common Causes

Tags: , , , | Published: 2016/03/30

The wrist is a complex joint made up of many bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. All of these components work together to provide functionality and ensure a wide range of motion. Damaging any part of your wrist can cause pain and affect your ability to use your wrist or hand, and since the wrist does […]

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What are the Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? - Blog Post

What are the Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Tags: , , , , | Published: 2016/03/21

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful condition affecting one of the nerves that provides both feeling and function to the hand. It occurs when the median nerve, which supplies feeling to the thumb and first two fingers, becomes entrapped—that is, pinched or irritated—where it travels through the carpal tunnel, a narrow space between the bones […]

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A Simple Overview of Different Types of Wrist Fractures - Blog Post

A Simple Overview of Different Types of Wrist Fractures

Tags: , , , , | Published: 2016/02/25

Because the wrist is such a complex joint, there are many different types of wrist fractures. The wrist consists of eight small bones, which connect to the ends of the forearm bones. Any one of these ten bones can be broken. For the wrist to function correctly, these bones must all fit together properly and […]

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Signs You May Have Cubital Tunnel Syndrome - Blog Post

Signs You May Have Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Tags: , , , | Published: 2016/02/19

Most people have heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, and know that it causes numbness and tingling in the hands. Many, however, have never heard of cubital tunnel syndrome. Like carpal tunnel syndrome, this condition can cause pain, numbness, or a “pins-and-needles” sensation, although it affects a different part of the hand. And like carpal tunnel […]

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What You Need to Know About Treatment for a Distal Radius Fracture - Blog Post

What You Need to Know About Treatment for a Distal Radius Fracture

Tags: , , , | Published: 2016/01/29

The wrist is a complex joint, made up of the radius and ulna (the lower arm bones), eight small carpal bones and numerous ligaments. We rely heavily on our wrists in day-to-day activities, but we seldom think much about them unless we injure them. Wrist injuries are especially common during the winter months. Falls are […]

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How to Find Permanent Relief from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Blog Post

How to Find Permanent Relief from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Tags: , , , | Published: 2016/01/22

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful condition caused by pressure on one of the nerves that provides sensation to your hand. It’s estimated that some 5% of women and 3% of men suffer from this condition. At its mildest, carpal tunnel syndrome causes numbness and tingling of the hand and wrist, and at its worst, […]

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Announcing the Launch of Our New Website & Blog - Blog Post

Announcing the Launch of Our New Website & Blog

Tags: | Published: 2015/11/28

Mirza Orthopedics, a practice dedicated to personalized care in diagnosing and treating hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder conditions, is pleased to unveil a brand new look on the web with our website that launched this week (www.mirzaorthopedics.com). Our new site includes a number of features including this blog, which will regularly be updated with content about […]

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