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Overview of In-Office Hand Surgery with Local Anesthesia

Introducing WALANT WALANT is Wide Awake Local Anesthesia, No Tourniquet and describes the way we’re able to do surgeries in… Read More

You’re in Good Hands: A Specialist’s Guide to Common Hand Conditions

Carpal tunnel syndrome What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome, the most common compression neuropathy, is caused by compression… Read More

Common Causes of Hand and Wrist Pain

Carpal tunnel Carpal tunnel syndrome is known as a compression neuropathy: the symptoms are caused by the compression of the… Read More

Understanding Carpal Tunnel: Symptoms and Treatment

Carpal tunnel syndrome is compression of the median nerve in the wrist. The median nerve travels in a small tunnel… Read More

What are Physical, Occupational and Hand Therapy?

When you’re referred to therapy at OrthoVirginia, you may be working with a physical therapist, an occupational therapist, or hand… Read More

Why Icing Is Important After Surgery

After you have orthopedic surgery, you may be sent home with instructions on icing the part of your body that… Read More

What to Do When You Have Been Offered Elective Surgery

While I’m a spine surgeon, the ideas I talk about in this blog post work for all kinds of surgery,… Read More

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How to Avoid Injury while Gardening

Gardening is a great way to relieve stress as well as to keep the heart pumping to stay healthy. While… Read More

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Dr. Tiffany Pan explains the symptoms, causes, and treatments of carpal tunnel syndrome and answers frequently asked questions.

Hand & Wrist Injury Prevention and Treatment

Common hand injuries and conditions and information on treating them, plus some FAQs on hand injury prevention.