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Overuse injuries are the result of small, repetitive forms of trauma to the structures in your arm. Whether you’re an elite athlete or work with a computer daily, learning about upper extremity overuse injuries can help you practice caution and know when to seek professional medical help.

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You can move your fingers because of soft tissues called flexor tendons that are attached to your fingers and the muscles in your arm. These tendons glide through channels called tendon sheaths, and trigger finger is the result of inflammation or thickening in the tendon sheath.

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Wrist tendonitis is the inflammation of one or more of the tendons surrounding the wrist joint. It can be caused by an injury, trauma, or repetitive use. Common symptoms including pain, swelling, warmth, and inflammation.

There are several nonsurgical treatment options available to treat...

According to our joint replacement experts, you may be ready for a hip replacement if you’re experiencing the following:

  • You have hip pain that keeps you awake at night
  • The pain in your hip prevents you from participating in your favorite recreational activities
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Taking a positive approach to arthritis can make all the difference in creating and sustaining life-altering habits. Since arthritis is a group of conditions involving damage to the joints of the body, it’s important for those suffering to accept their limitations and develop better coping...

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