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Dr. Daniel Mass
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Hand Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

Hand injuries and disorders are conditions in which a person has problems with his hand, such as pain, swelling, fractures, restricted movement, weakness, or numbness. The treatment depends on the injury or disease.


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Can rotator cuff issues cause numbness in hand and fingers?

Can rotator cuff issues cause numbness in hand and fingers?

Possible/unlikely: If there is a significant amount of swelling around the nerves that pass through to the arm and hand, a rotator cuff tear could cause those symptoms. It is far more likely that a nerve is being pinched- either in the neck or tight muscles around the neck/shoulder. A physiatrist can diagnose and treat these conditions. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Mass
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Hand Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

Hand injuries and disorders are conditions in which a person has problems with his hand, such as pain, swelling, fractures, restricted movement, weakness, or numbness. The treatment depends on the injury or disease.


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Sir does grip strength and functional activities of hand, impairments of hand are related to each other. Do you have any articles on it?

Sir does grip strength and functional activities of hand, impairments of hand are related to each other. Do you have any articles on it?

There is an : Association between loss of hand strength if it is the significant factor not captured by another description of deficit or injury and impairment rating. Check the ama guides for evaluation of impairment for better detail. ...Read more

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Can hand and fingers be affected from shoulder subluxation?

Can hand and fingers be affected from shoulder subluxation?

Yes: Straining muscles involved with typing by keeping them in wrong position instead of relaxed hands and wrist cocked slightly at wrist, and not 29 inches off the ground sitting on a proper chair. Or it may not be the typing. Doofus u have any heart disease? Always keep open mind about what is going on. A good diagnostician is constantly doing this as she/he heard the story. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats bone and joint injuries and disorders/?

What type of doctor treats bone and joint injuries and disorders/?

Depends on the cause: Bone or joint injuries are usually treated by orthopedic surgeons, although non-surgical treatments can be done by family physicians, general internists, and physiatrists (physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists.) if arthritis is involved, especially if it is rheumatoid arthritis, then a rheumatologist will usually treat this disorder. ...Read more

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Suggest some hand excises for remedial hand palsy in wrist and fingers?

Suggest some  hand excises for remedial hand palsy in wrist and fingers?

Six pack hand : Six pack hand exercises are easy to look up online. Just search and you'll find many diagrams. It's easy to find these online ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get facial injuries and disorders?

Do a lot of people get facial injuries and disorders?

Yes?: That is a very, very vague question. All kinds of facial injuries and "disorders" happen every day. So the answer is yes, but a very vague yes.... ...Read more

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Suffering from rsi injuries including chronic tendonitis of multiple fingers and shoulder blade trigger points.Even after 4 months therapy, healing is too slow/weak muscles. Any blood tests recommend?

Suffering from rsi injuries including chronic tendonitis of multiple fingers and shoulder blade trigger points.Even after 4 months therapy, healing is too slow/weak muscles. Any blood tests recommend?

Chronic pain: Vitamin d, vitamins b1.6, 12 are very important for pain trigger points, joint pain. S ed. Rate, aso titer, sjogren syndrome. , lime disease, anca, hormones, like but not limited to gh, testosterone, others, all vitamis, .Including e, a, , aminoacids, cortisol, diodine, dhea............. ...Read more

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Do people with pba have history of head injuries or major psychological trauma? And does pba associate with other neurological disorders such as als?

Do people with pba have history of head injuries or major psychological trauma? And does pba associate with other neurological disorders such as als?

Pseudobulbar affect: (pba) has several causes including ALS and tbi as you mention. It has also been described in hypertensive encephalopathy, multiple sclerosis, parkinson's disease, or pseudobulbar palsy to name a few. The term refers to involuntary or uncontrollable crying/laughter which is frequently mood incongruent. Neudextra has been shown to be useful in reducing these emotional displays. ...Read more

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Thoughts with regard to applying darwinian medicine (e.G., no nsaids) to minor injuries (sprains, contusions, and broken fings./toes)?

Thoughts with regard to applying darwinian medicine (e.G., no nsaids) to minor injuries (sprains, contusions, and broken fings./toes)?

Fever in 5 month bab: You can give tylenol (acetaminophen) drops 0.4 ml and can be repeated if needed every 4 hours.If fever persists then the baby needs to be checked by your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can tingling in the arm and hand be associated with a torn rotator cuff?

Can tingling in the arm and hand be associated with a torn rotator cuff?

Tingling: Possibly but not common. Tingling generally implies that a nerve is compressed or pinched or irritated. This is not a common associated finding with rotator cuff tears. ...Read more

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How many jammed fingers or finger injuries visits occur annually to e.R.'s, from sports activities?

How many jammed fingers or finger injuries visits occur annually to e.R.'s, from sports activities?

Lots: Lots but not enough. All jammed fingers should have an x-ray and a good examination. There is often fractures or ligament injuries that are not obvious to the lay persons eye. Delay in treatment ca lead to poor outcomes. ...Read more

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Can broken homes cause mental and physical illness in children and teens?

Can broken homes cause mental and physical illness in children and teens?

"Cause" is a...: ...Loaded word: it implies that a broken home can take a perfectly normal child and turn her into a mental wreck. There are many contributing factors to mental illness: internal factors and external stressors. A broken home is certainly a stressor, but it is rarely the sole cause of anything. ...Read more

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Can extreme sleepiness and muscle weakness/fatigue go hand and hand with my period?

Can extreme sleepiness and muscle weakness/fatigue go hand and hand with my period?

Absolutely: These symptoms commonly are associated with menstruation. It is a good idea to get plenty of rest and drink plenty of fluids while you are having your period. ...Read more

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How are fibromyalgia and physical trauma from an accident connected?

How are fibromyalgia and physical trauma from an accident connected?

Not sure: That is an extremely controversial issue. Some studies have shown that prior trauma in fibromyalgia patients is no more prevalent that trauma in the general population. ...Read more

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Hit wall hand severly swollen could there be any complications with broken hand and knuckles?

Hit wall hand severly swollen could there be any complications with broken hand and knuckles?

Yes: I am afraid so. A "boxer's fracture" is a fairly common fracture and is caused by hitting something with a closed fist. ...Read more

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Who diagnoses and treats thoracic outlook syndrome? Have more rounded shoulders, cspine straight and reversed due to injuries not healing.

Who diagnoses and treats thoracic outlook syndrome? Have more rounded shoulders, cspine straight and reversed due to injuries not healing.

Vascular or thoracic: Initial confirmation of diagnosis cervical ribs or bands unusual muscle hypertrophy physical therapy possibly first rib resection and muscle release to decompress nerve, artery or vein. ...Read more

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Recover and rehabilitation for Ulnar claw and apparently Ulnar Nerve Entrapment due to heavy weight-lifting, tennis and CFT?

Recover and rehabilitation for Ulnar claw and apparently Ulnar Nerve Entrapment due to heavy weight-lifting, tennis and CFT?

Please restate : your question. Did you have a surgical repair ? It isn't clear from your question. If you have entrapment, surgery is often required to move the nerve out of the way. Often the pinky and ring fingers are affected and notable weakness in the affected hand. ...Read more

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Can a stress fracture of the foot cause pins and needles following activity and pain?

Can a stress fracture of the foot cause pins and needles following activity and pain?

Inflammation.: It certainly can. Having said that you might have your foot evaluated for other possibilities. ...Read more

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What else can cause loss of dexterity and strength in fingers and hand besides carpel tunnel?

What else can cause loss of dexterity and strength in fingers and hand besides carpel tunnel?

Fingers: Problems with the nerve root in the neck, thoracic outlet or other entrapments on the way down (pronator syndrome etc.). ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more