Skier’s thumb, also known as Gamekeeper’s thumb, is an injury to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), which is located in the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint where the thumb meets the hand. Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle’s Dr. Wayne Weil is a board-
A jersey finger is an injury to one of the finger tendons. Typically, an athlete will sustain a jersey finger while participating in tackling sports such as football. Dr. Wayne Weil is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon shares the symptoms and treatm
Mallet finger is a common athletic injury. Baseball players routinely experience jammed fingers, but the injury can occur because of a crushing accident on the job, or even because of a cut finger while working in the kitchen. Dr. Wayne Weil, Orthopedi
Are you experiencing tingling or numbness in your fingers or hand? If so, you may be experiencing signs of carpal tunnel syndrome. John Beck, MD, a board certified orthopedic surgeon with Proliance Hand, Wrist & Elbow Physicians shares symptoms and
Gardening can be a great way to enjoy the outdoors, get physical activity and grow nutritious fruits and vegetables. However, getting on your knees to plant flowers and bending over to water plants may lead to unanticipated aches and pains on your body
Trevor Petrie, MOTR/L, Clinic Director at Edmonds Hand Therapy shares insight on what a radial fracture is and the steps to a successful distal radial fracture recovery.