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  • AC Joint Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Outlook

    Arthritis in the AC joint is a most common cause of shoulder pain in adults. Arthritis here usually develops when the smooth cartilage between your scapula and collar bone wears down, becoming thin and rough. This can cause pain and inflammation in the joint when the end of your bones rub against each other.

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  • What You Should Know About Smiths Fractures

    Osteoarthritis is a major cause of disability, affecting 22.9 percentTrusted Source of people over age 40 around the world. This article explains how acupuncture can treat osteoarthritis of the knee, what to expect if you try acupuncture therapy, and how effective it is as a pain management tool.

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  • Causes and Treatment of Dupuytren's Contracture

    Dupuytren's contracture is a condition that causes tightening of the palmar fascia—the thick connective tissue that lies above the tendons and below the skin of your palm.

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  • A Complete Guide to Shoulder Surgery

    Shoulder surgery can potentially restore pain-free range of motion and full function to a damaged shoulder joint. Surgery is a treatment for a variety of conditions in your shoulder joint. These include rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocations, and shoulder separations.

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  • How Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Is Diagnosed

    If you have carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), then you may understand how the symptoms can affect your everyday work and recreational activities. The pain, tingling, and weakness in your hand or fingers may keep you from typing on your computer, writing, or holding items. And one of the most challenging characteristics of carpal tunnel syndrome: getting an accurate diagnosis.

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  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Feinberg School of Medicine - Northwestern University
  • Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand