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Swan-Neck Deformity

Swan-neck deformity is a condition explaining the deformed position of your finger. This condition is a complex ailment where the proximal IP (PIP) joint over straightens because of a lax ligament on the palmar side of the joint. The... Read More

Mallet Finger

Mallet finger or baseball finger is an injury to the relatively thin tendon that straightens the end joint of your finger and thumb. With mallet finger, the end joint of your fingertips will bend, but will not straighten by... Read More

Boutonniere Deformity

There are several tendons running along the top and side of your fingers that are working simultaneously to help it straighten and bend. The central slip of tendon on the top of your finger is connected to the middle... Read More

Joint Pain

Get Help for Joint Pain from Atlanta Hand Specialist in Georgia. The joints are links between bones that allow flexibility, movement, and support. Your body has a number of joints, and pain can be experienced from your shoulders down... 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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