How To Know If You Have Trigger Finger

Trigger finger, a painful condition in which one of your fingers gets stuck, is not caused by just one thing. Rather, many things can cause it. To help people better understand trigger finger and get appropriate, timely treatment, Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with our Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine group, has written this very informative blog.

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A Patient Describes His Positive Experience With Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Recently, Andrew Simon, partner at Simon Associates Management Consultants which directs the inbound marketing activities for Westchester HealthWestchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and Westchester Health Pediatrics, had closed carpal tunnel surgery performed by Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with our Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine groupNormally, the physicians of that practice blog on a variety of medical topics but this time, a patient has written his own blog about his surgery experience. In Andy’s own words:

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Best Treatments For Arthritis of the Thumb

A common and very painful condition that the orthopedists in our Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine group see quite often is thumb arthritis. Sometimes even a relatively mild case can be very painful. To help people understand arthritis of the thumb so that they can seek proper treatment, Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, has recently written a blog on the subject.

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How To Know If You Need Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Anyone can develop carpal tunnel syndrome but certain conditions increase your risk of developing it, including diabetes, hypothyroidism and arthritis. In addition, women are more likely to develop carpal tunnel than men. So how do you know if you need surgery? In his recent blog, Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with our Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, explains the two different types of carpal tunnel surgery and how to tell if you’re a good candidate for them.

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Effective Pain Relief For Arthritis of the Thumb

There are many types of arthritis, the most common being osteoarthritis which happens as the joints simply wear out over time. The good news is that there are a number of effective treatments—particularly for arthritis of the thumb—that can ease the pain and restore comfortable movement of the joint. Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, explains these in his recent blog.

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How To Tell If You Have Carpal Tunnel

If you think carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by too much time typing on a computer keyboard, you’re probably incorrect, says Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, in his recent blog.

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Effective Treatments For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Say the words “carpal tunnel syndrome” and most people think of wrist pain resulting from too much time spent at a computer keyboard. But this is incorrect, writes Jeffrey M. Jacobson, MD, a Hand, Wrist and Peripheral Nerve Surgery specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, in his recent blog.

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