hand and wrist

ski season

Hitting the slopes during winter is one of the greatest advantages of living near beautiful mountains. Whether you are an avid skier or brand new to the sport, an injury called skier’s thumb could put you out of commission for a considerable amount of time. What is Skier’s Thumb? Skier’s thumb doesn’t just happen to […]

Thumb Arthritis Surgery

While the thumb has amazing dexterity, it can also become inflamed or injured as a result of overuse. The use of your thumb is invaluable, and that’s why Heiden Orthopedics wants to help you heal with professional, personalized care. What You Need to Know About Arthritis of the Thumb The basal joint is at the […]

Are You Experiencing Pain, Numbness or Weakness in Your Hand? You May Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you have pain, numbness or weakness in your hands? Do you notice a tingling sensation when you’re holding things like your phone or the steering wheel? Does this happen more frequently at night or when you first wake up? You may have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or CTS. It develops slowly, usually in your dominant […]

winter sports injuries

Hand and wrist injuries tend to plague even the most experience winter sports enthusiast. A fall on the slopes, the ice rink or the cross-country track can put vulnerable thumbs and wrists at risk. Here are some common injury causes and treatments. Plus a few preventative measures that will hopefully keep you on the snow […]