A Conversation with Daniel Fletcher: Joint Denervation in Hand Surgery

A Conversation with Daniel Fletcher: Joint Denervation in Hand Surgery Where did you first research joint denervation? I have been aware of the theoretical benefits of joint denervation for 2 years. In the fall of 2022, I went with a team of hand specialists from OrthoSouth on a trip to Boston to attend an international […]

“When thumbs can’t handle”

When Thumbs Can’t Handle Our thumbs help keep us connected in so many ways. To our job, to our friends, to our community- to our hands! These are some of the hardest working, best extensions we have of ourselves. Because we use our hands and thumbs so much, they can become painful while performing everyday […]

How to Manage Arthritis

How to Manage Arthritis

HOW TO MANAGE ARTHRITIS Pain is your body’s alarm system, letting you know something is wrong. While most minor aches and pains will resolve permanently with treatment, chronic pain is different and doesn’t always go away with treatment. Arthritis is one of the most common causes of chronic pain, affecting an estimated 24% of adults […]

Wrist Pain: Common Causes and Strategies

Orthopedic Surgeon Collierville

Wrist Pain: Causes & Strategies Wrist pain can be highly variable. Some people may describe pain in the wrist that occurs with a certain movement, like gripping. It has also been described as: Achy Throbbing Sharp Burning Unpredictable The description of the pain and your immediate and long term history can help you and your […]

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Orthopedic Surgeon Germantown TN

Dupuytren’s Contracture A common diagnosis seen by hand surgeons and therapists is Dupuytren’s Contracture. Often, patients describe “curled” or “hooked” finger(s) that they cannot straighten. This bent position usually occurs over time and is a nuisance more than anything; however, sometimes, the contracture becomes painful and limiting. [1]   https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/dupuytrens-contracture Dupuytren’s is a hereditary disease, […]

How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel

Carpal Tunnel

How to Avoid Carpal Tunnel The carpal tunnel, like a tunnel on the roadways, plays a huge role in funneling traffic. However, the carpal tunnel in the hand funnels nerve information, not cars. Many of my patients who have carpal tunnel have had it for some time. People often initially notice their symptoms at night, […]

Common Hand and Wrist Issues – A Webinar with Dr. Jeff Cole

Common Hand and Wrist Issues - A Webinar with Dr. Jeff Cole

OrthoSouth’s Dr. Jeff Cole discusses common hand and wrist issues, including carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, osteoarthritis, and more. Learn about treatment options for a range of conditions/injuries in this informative and engaging webinar.