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Jersey finger is a tendon injury that's more common in athletes
Jersey Finger? See a Hand Surgeon

Jersey finger isn't a common injury, but if you play football or soccer you might know someone who's had it. "It's when an individual player is trying to tackle another player, and the finger gets caught on the jersey and then gets hyperextended at the most distal joint," explains hand surgeon…

Carpal tunnel treatments range from vitamin B6 to surgery.
Carpal Tunnel Treatments

You wake up in the middle of the night with that tingly pins-and-needles feeling in your hand, like you were sleeping on it. Or maybe while you're doing computer work, you've noticed some wrist pain or numbness in your fingers. It might go away, but, over time, it becomes more…

Savannah-And-Family
From NICU to College: One Girl’s Journey
Patient Stories, Videos 11/2/2015

As soon as she gave birth to her daughter, Michelle Tucker knew something was wrong. Just days after Savannah was born, she was airlifted to the University of Virginia Medical Center and underwent her first of many surgeries. Physicians told Michelle and her husband Michael that their newborn baby was…

Charlottesville orthopedics doctor Mark Abel
7 Quick Questions: Dr. Mark Abel
People of UVA 9/18/2015

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Mark Abel, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in pediatric care. Dr. Abel is nationally recognized for his care in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis. 1.…

Dr. Nicole Deal
7 Quick Questions: Meet Hand Surgeon Dr. Nicole Deal
People of UVA, Videos 8/20/2015

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Nicole Deal, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at UVA. She specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Hand Center. 1. Why did you…

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Tendon Injuries (Podcast Tuesday)
Podcasts, Prevention 8/18/2015

Nothing motivates me to stretch as much as that burning pain in my Achilles tendon. It usually kicks in when I'm running, or maybe when I get out of bed the morning after a run. I've heard enough horror stories about ruptured Achilles tendons — and the ensuing pain, rest…

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