Monthly Archives: May 2018

What to Expect After Wrist Surgery

If you are about to have wrist surgery, it can feel daunting. And maybe a little scary. Or maybe you’ve already had the surgery and you’re wondering “what comes next?” Either way, knowing the facts about taking care of yourself pre and post op can help you feel ready for what’s about to come. Here’s […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Did you know that carpal tunnel syndrome affects 1 out of 20 people in the United States?  Carpal tunnel syndrome—or CTS—is a common condition of the wrist and hand that can affect the use of the whole arm. It can be painful, and if untreated or severe enough, could require surgery. At Desert Hand Therapy, […]

What Does It Mean If I’m Experiencing Thumb Pain?

Our thumbs make us very unique creatures. They move in a way that none of our other fingers do and give us the ability to grab and hold things.  But what happens when we have thumb pain? What Causes Thumb Pain? There are a variety of factors that could cause thumb pain. One of the more […]

Don’t Ignore Signs of Numbness in Hands

Are you experiencing feelings of numbness in your hands? Do you know what could be causing it? Sometimes symptoms such as tingling, discomfort, or numbness could be a sign that something bigger is going on under the surface. Regardless of the cause, the important thing is to not ignore numbness in hands (or any medical […]

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