Hand Pain

Hand Pain

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Take the Arthritis Quiz

This quiz is a chance to find out more about arthritis and arthritis treatment.

1. Although health care providers have identified more than 100 forms of arthritis, most people have 1 of 3 main forms.
2. Arthritis affects only the wrist, ankle, and knee joints.
3. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis.
4. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects men twice as often as women.
5. RA can be quite disabling.
6. Gout is the mildest form of arthritis.
7. If you develop arthritis, you should not exercise, because it will further damage joints.
8. You must have swelling in at least 3 joints before arthritis can be diagnosed.
9. If your symptoms of OA or RA disappear, you have been cured.

Don't let hand discomfort interfere with your life.

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Our team of Board Certified, expert physicians can help you regain function in your hands, wrists and arms.

We treat:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (including failed and recurrent)
  • Nerve and tendon conditions
  • Injuries of the forearm, wrist and hand
  • Trigger finger (the most common kind of tendinitis of the hand)
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golf injuries
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Tumors
  • Distal radius fractures
  • Fracture treatment
  • Soft tissue problems

To schedule an appointment or for a physician referral, call the Broward Health Line at 954-759-7400.

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