Author Archives: James Bruno, MD

Are You Troubled by Pain, Numbness or Tingling in Your Hands?

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a problem that affects the wrist and hand. The carpal tunnel is a narrow space inside the wrist that is surrounded by bone and ligament. This space lets certain tendons and a major nerve pass … Continue reading

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Is hand pain slowing you down?

If you’re over 50, osteoarthritis (a.k.a. degenerative arthritis) may be a topic of conversation among you and your friends. Most of the time, osteoarthritis affects the hand, making day-to-day tasks like opening jars, getting dressed and gripping things with your … Continue reading

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Bunions: A real pain in the foot.

Bunion deformity of the foot can easily be self-diagnosed, if the great toe deviates laterally toward the small toe, greater than about 15 degrees. Small deformities present only a mild cosmetic alteration to the foot. To avoid irritation, proper shoe … Continue reading

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