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Can physical therapy help my mom?

My mom had surgery in her hand and is still recovering from it. She can't completely close it. Can physical therapy help her? Or should she go for occupational?

I burnt my hand with hot water. Could it have also affected my bones?

I am having a lot of pain in my hand as I dropped hot water on my hand and burnt it. Could it have also affected the bones in my hand?

Can fingers be saved after a severe injury?

My uncle was using a gas machete to cut trees and it slipped, cutting most of his fingers off on the left hand. He lost a lot of blood and passed out. For his fingers that were...

I have sharp, shooting pain in my fingers when I type. What could be wrong?

I work in an office, and spent most of my day typing. Lately, when I am on my computer, I am experiencing a sharp, shooting pain in my hand that will come sporadically throughout...

One of my bones was shattered in my left hand and I needed surgery. Is pain normal afterwards?

After having hand surgery last week, my hand still hurts. Is this normal? Should I go back to my surgeon?

I have crooked fingers. Can this be corrected?

I have extremely crooked fingers. Can it be corrected with surgery?

Is carpal tunnel surgery safe for a diabetic person?

My husband recently was diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome and now we are planning to have surgery. He is also diabetic, so I am worried if this surgery will be safe for him...

I have crooked fingers. Can they be corrected by a surgery?

I have had crooked fingers since birth. Can these be corrected with the help of a surgery?

My nephew is born with webbed hands. At what age can he do his surgery?

My nephew is a few months old and was born with webbed hands. At what age can a surgeon perform surgery on his hand?

There is a bone growth on my index finger. Can it be operated and removed? What are the chances that it will regrow?

I have a strange bone growth on my index finger. Can it be surgically cut and removed? What are the chances that it will grow back?

I have a pain in my wrist and I can't hold anything heavy. What could be the reason?

I have a pain in my left wrist and I can't hold anything heavy. I struggled to carry my groceries this weekend. What could be the reason for this pain?

My child is 2 years old and loves to scribble with pencil and pens. Will it affect his fingers?

I am a new parent and I have been told kids should not hold a pencil or a pen until 3 years of age. My son who is 2 years old often grabs a pen or pencil only to scribble around....

I got glass stuck in my hand but had it removed. Why does my hand hurt even after removal?

A glass broke in my hand and there were fine glass particles that went inside my hand. Surgery was done to remove the fine particles. Even after the surgery, it is still hurting...

My son jammed his thumb while playing tennis. Could there be a permanent damage?

My son jammed his thumb while playing tennis. We got a X-ray that indicated no fracture. However the thumb is swollen and is causing a lot of pain. Could there be any permanent...

My fingers are oddly shaped. Is there a surgery to correct them?

My fingers are very narrow and long, which makes them look very odd. Is there a surgery that I can do to correct their shape?

I have oil accumulation around my wrist. Can I remove this with surgery?

When I flex my palm, there is a swelling around my wrist, which is also very painful when it is touched. According to the doctor, there is an oil accumulation in that area. Can...

I had a blood clot on my index finger which is now less painful after ice pack. Should I still test it?

My finger got stuck in the car door, which caused a blood clot. Though it was very painful, it is better after keeping an ice pack on it. Should I still see if its fractured?...

My daughter underwent a finger joining treatment using leeches. Will this cause a problem for her later in life?

My daughter's finger was cut off by accident when she was using a mixer in our kitchen, and her finger was joined back with the required treatment. But, we were surprised to learn...

I feel like my hands are a little weak. What can I do to improve hand strength?

My hands are often trembling and lack strength to hold heavy objects or use a knife for a long period of time. What can I do to improve my hand strength and possibly prevent needing...

How long will it take for me to recover from a hand surgery?

I am due for a wrist surgery (because of an injury) next week. It is my first surgery ever and I am very worried. How long will it take for me to recover from my hand surgery?...

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