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Wedding Ring Safety Tips for the Hand

Although you vowed “till death do us part” at the altar, it doesn’t mean you are required by law or moral code to wear your wedding every waking hour. In reality, there are several times when it’s more important... Read More

Treating Dog Bite Wounds of the Hand

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur each year. Even though they are common, dog bite wounds of the hand can result in serious infections, pain, and a long list of... Read More

Four Ways to Relieve Arthritis Pain

Arthritis sufferers live their day-to-day lives in constant pain. Unfortunately, there is no cure for arthritis and it is a debilitative disease, getting more painful the longer someone lives through the disease. The physicians at Atlanta Hand Specialist we... Read More

Conditions That Cause Tingling in Hands

Tingling is often associated with numbness or a “pins and needles” feeling, and can occur in any of the extremities but is frequently felt in the fingers and hands. Tingling in the hands occurs in people all the time,... Read More

Four Ways to Avoid Hand Injuries in the Garden

Now that the gardening season has arrived, people everywhere are eager to get out into their yards. Harvesting vegetables and pruning rose bushes may not be as easy as you’d like if you suffer from hand pain, though. Additionally,... Read More

How to Care for a Casted Hand

If you have recently had your hand casted, you have probably broken or fractured a bone. Casts function to stabilize the damaged area and avoid repeat injuries. They are usually made out of fiberglass or plaster and should be... Read More

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) develops from a complication with a nerve in your wrist. It starts when tissue swells and presses against the median nerve of your hand. If you suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, the pain can be... Read More

Exercises to Relieve Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome affects millions of Americans every year. While the exact causes of carpal tunnel syndrome are not clear, most experts know genetic factors, risk factors, and lifestyle factors all play a role in the onset and severity... Read More

Coping After Hand or Finger Amputation

An amputation is considered the complete loss or the partial loss of a digit or limb. Finger or hand amputations may be required as the result of a severe crush injury, malignant tumor, serious infection or accidental injury. While... Read More

Find an Expert Hands Doctor in Atlanta, GA at Atlanta Hand Specialist

Dr. Viralkumar Patel has years of experience with hand, wrist & elbow surgery Skilled hands doctors in Atlanta, GA treat patients of all ages who suffer from a wide variety of conditions. A hand doctor in Atlanta, GA is... Read More

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you have pressure on your wrists? Many people have symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome without knowing it. Find out how the condition is caused and what treatment you’ll receive from Atlanta Hand Specialists for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

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Wrist & Hand Fracture

If you have shooting pain in your hand or wrist, you may have a wrist or hand fracture. Fracturing, or breaking, the bones in the wrist or hand is extremely easy because of their size and structure. Read on to learn how wrist and hand fractures are treated by Dr. Patel and the Atlanta Hand Specialists.

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Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is caused by stressing the tendons and getting your thumb or finger stuck in the bent position. Inflammation and localized pressure are common signs for trigger finger. Seek treatment from the Atlanta Hand Specialists about trigger finger and your treatment options available.

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Ganglion Cyst

Tender lumps found on the hand or wrist can be a cyst. Ganglion Cysts are commonly filled with fluid, and form because of tendon or joint irritation. Find out more about how Ganglion Cysts are treated by the specialists at Atlanta Hand Specialist.

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