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What Is a Tummy Tuck?

Published on February 25, 2024

What Is a Tummy Tuck? A tummy tuck, also called an abdominoplasty, is a body-contouring surgery that tightens the abdominal muscles and removes excess fat and skin from the belly. This procedure gives people the chance to have a slim

Preventing DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis: Tips for Thumb Health

Published on February 4, 2024

Our thumbs play a crucial role in our daily lives, from texting and typing to gripping objects. With the increasing use of smartphones and computers, thumb-related issues like DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis have become more prevalent. However, there are proactive measures you

What You Need to Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Published on October 2, 2023

Do you feel weakness, numbness, or pain in your wrist and the rest of your hand? These are among the top signs of carpal tunnel syndrome. Learn more about this condition, how to recognize it, and what to expect if

Base of Thumb Arthritis Katy

Published on October 7, 2019

Pain at the base of the thumb, difficulty writing and opening things…these are common signs of a specific type of arthritis known as Basilar Joint Arthritis or “Base of Thumb” arthritis. This form of arthritis primarily affects the joint that

Arthritis Treatment Katy

Published on August 24, 2019

Arthritis is one of the most common conditions that affects the normal function of the hands. It is a degenerative condition that hinders the functionality of the joints in the hand and can cause progressive stiffness and pain in one

Trigger Finger Katy

Published on July 28, 2019

Trigger Finger, also called stenosing tenosynovitis, occurs when there is swelling or inflammation of the sheath that surrounds the tendons in the fingers. While the exact cause of trigger finger is not known, it is often associates with gout, inflammatory

Tendon Injuries in the Hand Katy

Published on June 28, 2019

The structures that connect the muscles of the forearm to the bones in the hand and fingers, which facilitate the movement across the joins, are tendons. This key, cord-like structure may suffer injury on the palmar surface of the fingers,

What Causes Trigger Finger?

Published on April 22, 2019

At The Hand and Plastic Surgery Center of Katy, we aim to provide our patients with total care. That means not just diagnosing the cause of the hand issues they are experiencing but also providing them with relief from the

Don’t Postpone Care for Your Tendon Injury

Published on March 12, 2019

There are some injuries that are likely to heal up on their own, and when they don’t, a quick visit to the doctor is sufficient to take care of them. However, certain injuries require immediate medical intervention, no matter how

A Single Nerve Is Responsible for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Published on February 24, 2019

You probably already know that carpal tunnel syndrome can cause a burning or tingling sensation to occur in the fingers, wrists, and arms. But did you know that this sensation is the result of an issue with a single nerve