Synovitis Lecture

Dr. Gary Kronen will be conducting a lecture on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Advocate Christ Hospital to discuss synovitis and tendonitis in the hands and wrists.  This lecture is free to the general public. Dr. Gary Kronen will discuss such topics as:

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  • trigger finger/causes
  • repetitive strain injury
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • symptoms and treatment options for hand and wrist conditions

What is Tendonitis?

Tendonitis is an inflammation or irritation of a tendon, a cord-like structure that connects muscles to bones. When a tendon in the wrist is inflamed, loss of mobility can occur. This condition is caused by repetitive overuse of the joint, direct trauma, in conjunction with other conditions and injuries, or it can be caused by rheumatoid arthritis.

What is Wrist Synovitis?

Wrist synovitis is the inflammation of the synovial membrane lining the joints in the wrist. It often coincides with carpal tunnel syndrome or in the form of a Ganglion cyst. This condition, too, is often found in patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis….More at Palos doctor presents community lecture 'Tendonitis and Synovitis in the Hand … – Chicago Tribune

Gary Kronen, M.D. is a hand and upper extremity specialist and orthopaedic surgeon.  His practice is with MidAmerica Orthopaedics and MidAmerica Hand to Shoulder Clinic.

If you would like more information about this lecture or Dr. Kronen, visit: http://www.handtoshoulderclinic.com or call 855-469-4263. To register for the presentation, call 1-800-323-8622 and use Event Code 1G71….More at Palos doctor presents community lecture 'Tendonitis and Synovitis in the Hand … – Chicago Tribune