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Artificial Joint Replacement of the Finger

Artificial joint replacement of the finger is a surgery used to replace the joints in your finger, thumb, or knuckle. This surgery can help if you have been injured, or if you have pain or limited motion due to an illness like arthritis.
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Basal Joint Surgery

The basal joint is located at the base of the thumb. It allows you to move the thumb towards the palm of your hand. This joint can be weakened due to injury or repetitive use. There are many treatment options, but surgery may be needed if the pain is not relieved and motion is not restored.
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Boutonniere Deformity

Boutonnière [BOOT-tuhn-yehr] deformity is a finger deformity where the middle joint of the finger can’t be straightened and the tip of the finger bends. It is often caused by an injury to the finger or rheumatoid arthritis, and can usually be treated with a finger splint or surgery.
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is pain, weakness, tingling, and numbing in the fingers and hand, and sometimes in the arm. It is caused by pressure on one of the main nerves of the hand, the median nerve, as it passes through the wrist.
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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital tunnel syndrome is when the nerve that goes down the arm gets irritated or compressed at the elbow. This can cause tingling, numbness, or weakness in the fingers, and pain from the elbow to the hand.
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De Quervains Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s tendosynovitis is a painful condition that affects tendons at the base of the thumb. You may feel pain when you use your hand, thumb, or wrist. It’s most commonly caused by repetitive activities that strain the thumb, like typing, gardening, or lifting children.
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Digital Mucous Cysts

A digital mucous cyst] is a small, fluid-filled, benign (non-cancer) lump usually found near the finger or toe nail. It is also called a myxoid [MIK-soyd] or mucoid [MYOO-koyd] cyst. Although anyone can get them, they are most common in older people. They are not a form of cancer and they do not spread.
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Dupuytrens Disease

Dupuytren’s [doo-PWE-trenz] contracture occurs when the connective tissues under the skin of the palm or fingers start to thicken and shorten. At first small bumps can be felt under the skin of the palm. Over time the fingers can permanently bend in a flexed position.
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Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release

Carpal tunnel release is surgery to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is pain, weakness, tingling, and numbing in the thumb and fingers. It’s caused by pressure on the median nerve in the wrist.
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Finger Joint Fusion

A finger joint fusion is a surgery that replaces the inflamed tissue between the finger joints by “fusing” them together. This makes it harder to move your finger, but can help relieve severe pain in people who have arthritis in their hand.
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Hand Fractures

Hand fractures are breaks in any of the bones of the fingers, thumb, or the bones that connect the wrist to the fingers and thumb.
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Hand Surgery

Hand surgery is a broad term that describes several different types of procedures. Hand surgery may be performed for a number of reasons including injuries, infections, and defects.
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Open Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

Carpal tunnel release is surgery to treat carpal tunnel syndrome, and is a type of carpal tunnel treatment. Carpal tunnel syndrome is pain, weakness, tingling, and numbing in the thumb and fingers. It’s caused by pressure on the median nerve in the wrist.
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Raynauds Disease

Raynaud’s [ray-NOHZ] syndrome is a rare illness affecting the blood vessels. It causes some parts of the body (usually the fingers) to lose circulation and become cold and numb when the arteries narrow.