As the leading hand surgery center in the Greater Philadelphia area, Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center treats every hand, wrist, arm, elbow, and shoulder injury and condition including fractures and sprains and chronic conditions like arthritis, tendonitis, and more.
But today’s topic is Trigger Finger.
Members of our Therapy team recently represented PHSC at the Philadelphia Walk to Cure Arthritis.
Congratulations to Dr. Culp, Dr. Katolik, Dr. A. Lee Osterman, Dr. Rekant, Dr. Shin, Dr. Sweet and Dr. Zelouf for being named to the Philadelphia magazine’s 2019 Top Docs list.
The team at Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center at Cape May Court House welcomes patients to its new office. We provide comprehensive non-surgical and surgical care and specialized therapy for all injuries and conditions of the hand, wrist, arm, elbow and shoulder. We look forward to meeting you at our new location.
“The most effective natural method for treating tendinosis is to stop the repetitive action that causes the injury in order to let the area heal,” says surgeon and cell biologist Rowena McBeath, MD, PhD, at the Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center at Jefferson Health, who led the study. “But stopping an activity that people depend on for income can be quite difficult. Patients often get worse and ultimately require surgery and even lengthier recovery periods.” Read more “Searching For Better Treatments For Irritated Tendons”
As a complex mechanical system of tendons, ligaments, nerves, and muscles attached to 27 bones, the hand is one of the most complex parts of your body. Your hands allow you to do a wide variety of tasks that involve strength and dexterity, including sports-related skills like swinging a bat and throwing a ball.