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OrthoCarolina went inside the operating room at Mallard Creek Surgery Center to live stream a patient undergoing a trigger finger and carpal tunnel surgery. The surgery was performed by hand specialists Dr. Christopher Chadderdon and Physician Assistant Dana Cumberworth.
Didn't get a chance to join us live on Facebook? You can watch the surgery anytime above - just push play.
You've got questions? We've got answers.
Throughout the live surgery, viewers asked Dr. Chadderdon and Dana a variety of questions about trigger finger, carpal tunnel and surgery in general.
Dana joined us in a follow-up video to address all your questions and you can read more here:
We know hand health - keep learning with us.
Typing, scrolling, clicking and gripping – our hands make all these tasks possible but they tend to go unnoticed. We think about stretching our backs, massaging our necks and taking care of the parts of our bodies that work hardest, but hands can be overlooked.
Many overuse ailments start with the small tasks you perform each day. It's all about Everyday Ergonomics and how you set up your work station from keyboard and mouse to chair and monitor:
Concerned that trigger finger may be affecting you or someone you love? Dr. Chadderdon walks us through the five most common symptoms:
We're also here for you in person.
Ready to take the next step with hand or any other orthopedic issue you might be experiencing? Make an appointment with Dr. Chadderdon or PA Dana by calling the OrthoCarolina Hand Center at 704.323.2426. You can also find the OC location nearest you or call 866.447-7923 to learn about your options or make an appointment.