Hand & Wrist

Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is also known as stenosing tenosynovitis.  The pathology is irritation of the A1 pulley of the finger which occurs by the MCP joint.

Thumb Arthritis

Thumb arthritis occurs when the cushioning cartilage wears away from the adjoining ends of the bones that form your thumb joint.


Neuritis simply means inflammation of a nerve.  Nerves can be irritated as a result of nerve damage.  Nerve damage often causes weakness, numbness and pain.

Metacarpophalangeal Joint Arthritis

Arthritis is the wearing away of the cartilage at a joint. Cartilage is the coating layer of tissue on the end of a bone that acts as a shock-absorber.

Ganglion Cyst

Ganglion cysts are noncancerous lumps that most commonly develop along the tendons or joints of your wrists or hands and are typically round or oval and are filled with a jelly-like fluid.

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a painful condition affecting the tendons on the thumb side of your wrist (tendons making up the first dorsal compartment of the wrist).

Carpometacarpal Joint Arthritis

Thumb arthritis is the most common form of osteoarthritis affecting the hand.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome refers to entrapment of the median nerve at the wrist underneath the carpal ligament.


There are several types of “arthritis”, the most common being osteoarthritis, which is a condition of cartilage degeneration from wear and tear on a joint.