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When to Seek Help for a Jammed Finger

Posted on by Shelia M. Tenny, OTR/L, CHT

Unfortunately, jammed fingers are common on job sites, during contact sports, a fall, or when doing some weekend warrior activities while crossing heavy chores off the to-do list. But when is it more than just a jammed finger? When should you seek professional medical treatment?

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Will Cracking Your Knuckles Cause Arthritis?

Posted on by Shelia M. Tenny, OTR/L, CHT

Knuckle cracking or popping is a habit that many people develop, despite being told it could cause arthritis or harm, but is that really accurate? Long story short, no it does not cause damage in a healthy person. Many start cracking their knuckles as a nervous habit, tick, restlessness, or they’ve noticed the looser feeling in their joints.

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Why is My Finger Stuck?

Posted on by Shelia M. Tenny, OTR/L, CHT

Our hands are some of the most complex and delicate structures of our body. If your fingers have ever gotten “stuck,” know this could be caused by two conditions: Dupuytren’s Contracture or Trigger Finger. These conditions can often be confused for one another. Continue reading to learn more about these conditions, their symptoms along with treatment options.

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