Tanya Coats Occupational Therapy

Month: May 2020

Gout: Disease of the Kings

Hand surgeon John M. Erickson, MD answers your questions about the disease called Gout. Gout is a common type of inflammatory arthritis typically presenting with a red, hot, swollen, extremely painful joint. Gout frequently affects joints in the big toe, ankle or knee but can happen elsewhere. Gout can also involve the fingers, wrist and elbow. …

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What is Olecranon Bursitis?

Hand surgeon Steven H. Goldberg, MD explains olecranon bursitis: Olecranon bursitis is a common problem that causes pain and swelling near the point of the elbow.  There are several causes of olecranon bursitis.  In some people we never know what causes this problem.  In other people it can begin with trauma or injury to the area. …

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