WHAT IS TRIGGER FINGER? Trigger finder (also called tenosynovitis) affects the tendons inside the finger or thumb. Tendons are cord-like fibers that attach muscle to bone. They allow you to bend and straighten your fingers. With trigger finger, the tendons become swollen and inflamed. So does the synovium. This is a slick membrane that allows […]
Covington, Louisiana – Here at AVALA, our healthcare stretches throughout our local communities. AVALA is hosting our 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Community Food Distribution in order to provide 300 local families in need with food items to create a full Thanksgiving meal for the holidays. The first 300 families to arrive will receive a meal kit. […]
WHAT IS CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition that affects nerves in the wrist and hand. CTS causes tingling and numbness that can make even simple tasks hard to do. The good news: it can be treated to control symptoms. Talk with an AVALA Hand Surgeon about your options.
COVINGTON, LOUISIANA – AVALA is pleased to announce that Pinnacle Medical Network and their team of orthopedic surgeons have joined the AVALA Physician Network. Dr. Paul van Deventer, Dr. Roderick Chandler, and Dr. Jason Rudd join to build the foundation for AVALA Ortho, AVALA’s newest campus location specializing in integrated orthopedics. This team of physicians […]
BREAKING NEWS: The Northshore’s first micro-invasive surgical treatment of glaucoma, targeting all three points of resistance, was performed at AVALA by Dr. Satya Reddy with Louisiana Cornea Specialists. This surgery has never been performed on the Northshore and we are proud to offer the latest innovative healthcare solutions to our community. The OMNI Surgical System […]