172010Jun

Signs of Common Hand Problems

If you are consistently experiencing any of the problems below, including carpal tunnel syndrome, hand circulation problems or hand tendon problems, you may be suffering from one or more of the many treatable common hand or arm problems. A quick consult with Dr. Stephen Helgemo, the leading hand doctor in Port Charlotte, will help diagnose the problem more accurately. 1. carpal tunnel syndrome symptomslike numbness and tingling in the hand or fingers 2. carpal tunnel syndrome problemsthat cause the hands to fall asleep 3. Numbness or pain that affects other fingers and moves up the forearm 4. Fingers that lock or click – indicating hand tendon problems 5. Finger pain…

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172010Jun

10 Tips for Healthy Hands

Here are a few tips for healthy hands that should be considered to prevent hand pain and keep your hands in the best working order. The hand specialists in Port Charlotte at Florida Hand Center have been suggesting these tips to patients for years. While some common problems of the hand and arm are caused by genetics and use over time, these tips will help avoid injury and additional hand pain, providing healthy hands. 1. Perform exercises that strengthen your hand and arm muscles and stay active. Stay active in general to promote overall health including healthy hands. 2. Take a break, change or stop activities that cause hand painand…

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