June 5, 2020

Hand Therapy is a type of rehabilitation performed by an occupational or physical therapist on patients with conditions affecting the hands and upper extremities.  This kind of therapy is performed by a provider with a high degree of specialization that requires contin...

May 7, 2020

We're happy to announce that, as of May 4th, in accordance with the latest order by Florida's Governor, surgeries have resumed at Joint Implant Surgeons of FL.  We realize that many of you are eager to schedule your elective surgeries that had to be postponed....

April 23, 2020

Hand Numbness is Not Always Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Many people assume numbness, tingling, and pain in the forearm and hand is the result of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Although Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common cause of this, there are also many other conditions that can...

March 25, 2020

Dear Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida Patients, Friends, and Families,

Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida offices are maintaining normal business hours and are fully operational.  Our offices are currently following the recommendations of the CDC, Florida Department of...

January 21, 2020

What is an ultrasound guided hand injection?

Ultrasound guided joint injections are a minimally invasive treatment option.  They are used to relieve pain caused by inflammatory joint conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, synovitis (inflammation of the lining of the...

Article by: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons / OrthoInfo at orthoinfo.aaos.org

About Holiday Safety

Many common holiday activities can cause injuries that can make any festive season anything but jolly.

For example, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Co...

November 27, 2019

A ganglion cyst is a type of cyst that is very common in the area of the hand and wrist.  It is a lump that occurs adjacent to joints or tendons.  Common locations are:

  • on the top of the wrist

  • the base of the finger, on the palm side  

  • the side o...

October 16, 2019

Hand contractures are typically caused by Dupuytren's (du-pwe-TRANZ) contracture. This is a hand deformity that usually develops slowly, over years, affecting a layer of tissue under the skin of your palm.  Knots of tissue form under the skin, which eventually form a t...

September 20, 2019

Carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS is a progressively painful hand and arm condition, brought on by increased pressure on the median nerve at the wrist. In other words, it is a pinched nerve in the wrist.

Some of the symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome may include numbness, t...

August 1, 2019

In July, Performance Health Surgery Center (PHSC) in Ft. Myers, Florida opened its doors to its first surgical patients. The spacious facility is 17,000 square feet and was designed as a musculoskeletal center of excellence.

Performance Health Surgery Center is a multi-...

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