Thumb arthritis is the second most common type of arthritis in the hand. Yale Medicine experts explain why it develops and how to treat it.
Yale Medicine hand surgeons have specialized expertise treating conditions that impair peoples’ ability to use their hands.
Though it’s possible to injure your brachial plexus without even knowing you did so, the consequences can include temporary numbness to your arm, pain, loss of sensation or even paralysis.
Dupuytren’s contracture, a painful hand condition that deforms fingers and restricts movement, can be effectively treated with Xiaflex or surgery.
A break in one of the small bones in the wrist joint or, more commonly, the distal radius.
Rotator cuff injuries include inflammation, tendinosis, partial and full-thickness tears, rotator cuff arthropathy and shoulder impingement.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the most common nerve complaint in the U.S., caused by the compression of a major wrist nerve. Learn more about symptoms and treatment.
A ganglion cyst is a lump that can develop on the hand or wrist.
De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a condition caused by constriction or pinching of the wrist tendons at the base of the thumb.