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Why Choose a Hand Surgery Center?

Your hands are vitally important for nearly every activity you perform each day, whether it’s applying makeup, doing the dishes, using a keyboard or driving a car.


7 Potential Reasons for Your Hand Numbness

Learn the most common causes of hand numbness to determine whether you should see a doctor.


Can Tendinitis Cause Hand Pain?

Tendonitis may affect any of the tendons, and it is most common around the knees, heels, elbows, shoulders, and wrists, explains the Mayo Clinic.


Florida Hand Doctor Discusses Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s contracture is a condition characterized by thickening of the skin and other tissues of your hand so severe that it causes one or more fingers to curl forward.


What Hand Surgeons want You to Know about the Wide Awake Approach

The wide awake approach is used by hand surgeons for up to 95 percent of all surgeries on the hand for many conditions including trigger finger and damaged flexor tendon.


Do You Have Arthritis in Your Hands?

If caught in the early stages, arthritis in the hand and fingers can be treated. Early intervention delays further joint damage and preserves your ability to use your hand.


What Are Most Common Hand Injuries?

Did you know that hand injuries represent up to 10 percent of emergency department visits people make in the U.S.?


When You Need Hand Surgery

Incredibly complex and flexible, the human hand can perform a variety of amazing tasks from embroidery to keyboarding to sculpture.


How to Prepare for Hand or Wrist Surgery

When you are facing surgery, it can be overwhelming, especially when that surgery will incapacitate you to some degree, such as hand surgery.


How to Prevent Hand Injuries While Gaming

Hand injuries are a common product of gaming, whether you do it on a console or your smartphone. Learn how to keep your hands safe.

 

Locations - Florida Hand Center in Fort Myers, FL and Port Charlotte, FL

Port Charlotte

  • 18344 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
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Fort Myers

  • 13710 Metropolis Ave. Suite 103, Fort Myers, FL 33912
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