In today’s fast-paced and mobile world, laptops are an invaluable resource. You can take your laptop wherever you go and get work done on the fly. Unfortunately, prolonged use can lead to some unpleasant side effects, including unbearable wrist pain. Read more “Why Do My Wrists Hurt When I Type on a Laptop?”
Living with the discomfort and difficulty of chronic joint inflammation can be incredibly hard to manage day-to-day. Fortunately, there are ways to make it easier — starting with exercises that stretch, strengthen, and mobilize your elbows. The best part is that you can do many of these exercises right in your home. So turn on your favorite television show or turn up some motivating tunes, and start showing your elbows some love!
Read more “What Exercises Can Help With Elbow Arthritis?”
As the one year anniversary of Russia invading Ukraine approaches, the Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center continues to provide much needed aide for injured Ukrainian soldiers. NBC10’s Deanna Durante has the story.
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Wrist pain is a fairly common occurrence for pianists. From beginners to high-level musicians, this is an issue many pianists need help with when playing. In addition, many advanced-level pianists take years off and enter physical therapy due to wrist pain. Read more “Why Do My Wrists Hurt Playing the Piano?”
New Partnership Creates One of the Largest Integrated MSK Platforms in Pennsylvania and the US
Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center, one of the largest and most recognized hand and upper extremity focused musculoskeletal (MSK) practices in the country, has announced that they have become part of HOPCo’s Northeast-based musculoskeletal practice management platform and will partner with Premier Orthopaedics, one of the largest MSK practices in the region.
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CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. David Zelouf, Dr. Meredith Osterman and Dr. Matthew Wilson for being named to the Main Line Today magazine 2022 Top Docs list. The Top Doc December issue is out now. Our ad is on page 65.
Our hands are one of the most versatile and valuable body parts. They’re used all the time, from cutting fruit to working on your car, and even as you scroll through this blog! If you’ve ever had a hand injury, you know that even the slightest bit of discomfort can impact your ability to perform any activity, so it’s good to know how to avoid hand issues. With expert advice from our center for hand and physical therapy, here are some of the most common hand injuries, how they impact your life, and how best to avoid them. Read more “The Most Common Hand Injuries & How to Avoid Them”
Did you extend your arm recently to catch a closing door before it shut all the way, only to have a shooting pain jolt your elbow? Or did you try to pick up your grandchild and feel debilitating pain wrap around your elbow? No matter what you were doing when you experienced elbow pain, your first thought was likely, “Why is my elbow hurting so bad?” Read more “Why Does My Elbow Hurt? Top Causes of Elbow Pain”
Managing your tendonitis can be frustrating — one day, your joints are just mildly uncomfortable, and the next, the pain is slightly worse. You may be tempted to brush this phenomenon off as the healing process. However, it’s important to note that tendonitis will not heal without the proper treatment. If you fail to treat your tendonitis, you could develop a more severe condition that limits your mobility and requires surgery to recover. Keep reading to find out how leaving your tendonitis untreated can lead to more issues.
Read more “What Happens if Tendonitis Goes Untreated?”