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Hand & Wrist Treatments

Learn about the treatment of hand and wrist conditions. Treatments include both nonoperative and operative procedures to treat hand and wrist injuries.
  1. Medications (3)
  2. Surgical Procedures (3)

Trigger Finger Treatments
Trigger finger treatment may consist of simple treatments, shots, or surgery. Learn about treatment options for a trigger finger.

Do cortisone injections work in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome?
Cortisone injections have long been used as a treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome. A recent study published in Spain has shown the effects of cortisone injections for treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome are as good as surgery for the first year after the injection.

Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Exercise before you work! This guide has some simple stretching exercises to loosen up your wrists before a long day at work.

Thumb Splints for Thumb Arthritis
What type of splint is best to treat thumb arthritis? Learn about treatment options for thumb arthritis.

Cortisone Injections
With a careful assessment of the benefits, cortisone is a very useful and effective tool in any orthopaedic practice. Cortisone injections are used to treat inflammation caused by many common orthopedic problems.

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