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Tennis Elbow

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Tennis Elbow, a Condition Caused more often by Activity Off…. Than On the Tennis Court As summer sports heat up and we scramble to fill the long days of daylight with activities we’ve waited all winter to do, injuries and other overuse conditions affecting the hand, wrist and elbow are bound to occur. A common…
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Wrist Fractures Surgeon in Houston

Wrist Fractures

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The vital role that our hands play in daily life is often times only fully understood when we lose use of one or both as a result of an injury. The wrist joint is particularly vulnerable because of its range of motion and location – involved in lifting, twisting, hammering, blocking a blow and softening…
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Broken Bones and Fracture Fixation

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Repairing Broken Bones A broken bone reminds us that our body has its limits. It also prompts a renewed appreciation for our limbs and the significant role they play in not only the sports and hobbies we love but also essential everyday tasks. Proper treatment and rehabilitation is key in restoring a limb to pre…
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Professional Musicians and Common Overuse Conditions

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Professional Musicians and Common Overuse Conditions – New Hand Treatments Music to Their Ears Amid the melodic sounds of the Houston Symphony and Orchestra it is hard to imagine that there are many types of injuries and performance-related conditions that come with a musician’s occupation. Compared to athletes in a recent presentation for the Center…
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Dupuytren’s Disease – A Little Known Condition that Can Dramatically Impact Quality of Life

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A little known, though common orthopedic condition affecting the hands and fingers, is called Dupuytren’s Disease. While conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow and other types of tendinopathic injuries and conditions are readily discussed, little is written on Dupuytren’s disease and the associated nodules and finger contractures that have the…
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XIAFLEX – Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions on New FDA-Approved XIAFLEX® Treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture. Last month we wrote about a new FDA-approved non surgical injection therapy, XIAFLEX®, available for Dupuytren’s patients suffering from Dupuytren’s Contracture. Physicians using the new therapy have undergone special training and can help patients assess the benefits of this treatment over others available. While…
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