When to get carpal tunnel surgery

When to get carpal tunnel surgery You should get carpal tunnel surgery if you find that you have numbness or tingling in your thumb, index, middle, and half of your ring finger, and you have failed treatment with night splinting, stretching, and possibly a steroid...

What to do if you step on a nail

What to do if you step on a nail? If you step on a nail, especially a dirty nail, you really need to seek medical attention. There they should give you a tetanus booster if you need one, take x-rays to make sure there is no debris still in your foot, clean out the...

What makes your knee sound crunchy?

What makes your knee sound crunchy? If your knee sounds crunchy, it is usually caused by the cartilage underneath your kneecap being abnormal. When this happens, your kneecap slides into the groove of your femur and will engage abnormally and tend to make a crunching...

How to tell if your wrist is broken or sprained

How to tell if your wrist is broken or sprained If you broke your wrist, it will be very swollen and painful. If you broke it badly, it may look deformed meaning that it looks twisted or bent strangely. A sprained wrist will still look straight and you should be able...

How to tell if your thumb is broken or sprained

How to tell if your thumb is broken or sprained If you broke your thumb, it will be very swollen and painful. If you broke it badly, it may look deformed meaning that it looks twisted or bent strangely. A sprained thumb will still look straight and you should be able...