Find Out What’s Causing Numbness in Your Hands

Fracture at 3rd and 4th metacarpal bone
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The human hand has 27 bones that move in almost as many joints, making it one of the most flexible parts of the body. Such small bones and joints – and the amount of tasks we rely upon our hands to perform – also result in many aches, strains and breaks.

If you are experiencing numbness in one or both hands, Dr. Chris McCarthy, a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with the Hartford Healthcare Bone & Joint Institute, might have some relief for you.

Dr. McCarthy will offer the free talk called “Are Your Hands Numb?” on Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 5:30-7 p.m., at Gateway Medical Park, 305 Western Blvd., Suite C,  in Glastonbury.

The talk will address:

  • Possible causes for hand and arm numbness, including carpal tunnel, arthritis and other conditions.
  • Treatment options and associated recovery times.
  • When to consider surgery.

The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session with Dr. McCarthy.

Registration for “Are Your Hands Numb?” is required. Click here or call 855.HHC.HERE (855.442.4373).


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