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Dr. Joshua Charles Richards, MD

Hand Surgeon

Dr. Joshua Charles Richards MD is a top Hand Surgeon in San Ramon, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Joshua Charles Richards MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Joshua Charles Richards MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Joshua Charles Richards MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In San Ramon, CA, Dr. Joshua Charles Richards MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
19 years Experience
Dr. Joshua Charles Richards, MD
  • San Ramon, CA
  • New York Med Coll- Valhalla Ny
  • Accepting new patients

Pin in my finger

Its typically only left in for 4-6 weeks. You could even break the pin if you really fell hard on it. It can sometimes "back out" or come slightly loose as well.

Hand pain after carpal tunnel surgery

There are a few possibilities for your persistent pain. Often, the neck is a source of arm pain. When people don't get great relief from carpal tunnel release surgery, the neck READ MORE
There are a few possibilities for your persistent pain. Often, the neck is a source of arm pain. When people don't get great relief from carpal tunnel release surgery, the neck is typically at fault. Also, you may have other forms of tendonitis or even arthritis causing your hand pain. You would need to be seen by a hand surgeon to figure this out.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

A cortisone injection is typically the next most effective option behind the actual surgery. Other than that, acupuncture, hand therapy and even chiropractic treatment or bracing READ MORE
A cortisone injection is typically the next most effective option behind the actual surgery. Other than that, acupuncture, hand therapy and even chiropractic treatment or bracing can be helpful.

Depuytren's contacture question

Dupuytrens responds very well to needle aponeurotomy, which is a simple in-office procedure done by a hand surgeon. I would recommend this over surgery and over radiation therapy. READ MORE
Dupuytrens responds very well to needle aponeurotomy, which is a simple in-office procedure done by a hand surgeon. I would recommend this over surgery and over radiation therapy.