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Surgery Consultation / Ortho Rhode Island

Tips for Communicating with Your Orthopedic Surgeon During your Initial Consultation

Clear and positive communication with your orthopedic surgeon ensures you feel comfortable with your diagnosis and treatment plan. Letting your surgeon know how much information you want and being honest about your condition will help him provide better care. Take a few moments ahead of time to prepare yourself for your consultation to make this […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome / Ortho Rhode Island

Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The median nerve passes down your arm and into your hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when swelling in the narrow carpal tunnel of the wrist puts pressure on this nerve. The symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome include tingling, numbness, and weakness in the palm and fingers. It is frequently caused by repetitive motions, wrist injuries, […]

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