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Alexander L. Majors, M.D. is one of the region’s most experienced hand, wrist and forearm specialists. His practice treats acute or chronic injuries of the worker or athlete with both surgical and nonsurgical treatments. He is currently accepting new patients.


  • Did You Know . . .

    DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis is a type of tendonitis that affects the thumb side of the wrist. It can make lifting a pot off of the stove very painful. Any wrist up-and-down motion or thumb up-and-down motion can result...

  • Did You Know . . .

    Dupuytren’s Disease is a genetic disease that can result in thick fibrotic nodules in the hand and cords in the palms or fingers that cause finger contractures. It has been associated with northern European ancestry,...

  • Did You Know . . .  How to remove a ring that is stuck at home?

    First try soap, Windex, or oil.

    Should this fail, you could also try this technique:

    1. Elevate your hand over your head for 5 minutes.
    2. ...
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is the second most common peripheral nerve compression. It results from excessive pressure on the ulnar nerve within the cubital tunnel. Although people most often experience numbness, tingling, and sometimes a vague achy...

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the most common peripheral nerve compression, and can affect almost 10% of the population. It results from excessive pressure on the median nerve within the carpal tunnel. Wrist position can often affect symptoms, and...