• Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Arthritis Management
    (Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis)
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Tendon Transfers
  • Hand Infections
  • Hand, Wrist & Elbow Trauma
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Sports Injury Managementof the Hand, Wrist and Elbow
  • Performing Arts Medicine
  • Fingertip Injuries

News

  • When Is Surgery the Answer for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

    Source: US News

    The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke reports CTS "occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist..

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  • Hoverboard Injuries Speeding U.S. Kids to the ER

    Source: Health Day

    Nearly 27,000 kids landed in the emergency room from a hoverboard accident during the first two years the self-balancing, two-wheeled motorized scooters were sold in the United States, according to a new study.

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  • New tech may make prosthetic hands easier for patients to use

    Source: Science Daily

    Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands. The work relies on computer models that closely mimic the behavior of the natural structures in the forearm, wrist and hand. The technology could also be used to develop new computer interface devices for applications such as gaming and computer-aided design.

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  • 3 Common Congenital Hand Differences

    Source: ASSH HandCare

    A congenital hand difference is a hand that is abnormal at birth. During fetal development, the upper limbs are formed between four and eight weeks of pregnancy.  During this time, many steps are needed to form a normal arm and hand.  If any of these steps fail, then a congenital hand difference can result. It is not uncommon for a child to be born with a hand difference.

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  • Paralyzed patient feels sensation again

    Source: ASSH HandCare

    Using a tiny array of electrodes implanted in the brain's somatosensory cortex, scientists have induced sensations of touch and movement in the hand and arm of a paralyzed man.

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  • What is a Flexor Tendon Injury?

    Source: ASSH HandCare

    An injury to a flexor tendon is basically an injury to your muscle. The flexor muscles are the muscles that allow you to bend your fingers. These muscles are able to move your fingers through tendons, which are cord-like extensions that connect your muscle to your bone.

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  • Trigger finger surgery: What to expect

    Source: Medical News Today

    Trigger finger can leave the finger or thumb stuck in a crooked position. It causes pain and stiffness and makes it hard to move the affected digit.

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  • Sprained finger: Everything you need to know

    Source: Medical News Today

    A sprained finger occurs when the ligaments that connect and support the bones and joints of the finger are damaged. Sprained fingers are very common and can be very painful, swollen, and difficult to move.

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  • Risk of hand, wrist injuries in high school athletes indicates need for prevention efforts

    Source: Healio

    Results from this study indicated high school athletes were at risk for hand and wrist injuries. Findings also showed injury rates and patterns varied by sport and gender, demonstrating a need for sport-specific prevention efforts.

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  • Surgical release for tubercular elbow stiffness

    Source: NCBI - NIH

    For decades, tuberculosis (TB) has posed a great threat to people worldwide. Bone and joint TB is one of the most common types of extrapulmonary TB, with elbow TB comprising a small proportion of these cases. The treatment for elbow stiffness associated with TB has been rarely reported.

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