• Concierge-level care in a sub specialty setting
  • 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

  • Golfer’s Elbow exercises: What is Golfer’s Elbow and how do you treat it?

    Source: Forbes Talk

    Golfer’s Elbow, like Tennis Elbow, is a condition that causes pain in your elbow. However, Golfer’s Elbow is where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bony bump on the inside of your elbow and the pain might spread into your forearm and wrist.

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  • Overuse can contribute to high rate of arm injuries among youth players

    Source: News Medical Life Sciences

    With spring baseball season underway, Eric Makhni, M.D., a Henry Ford Health System sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, warns about how overuse can contribute to the high rate of arm injuries among youth players.

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  • 5 Signs Of Psoriatic Arthritis

    Source: Handcare (ASSH)

    Like most types of arthritis, psoriatic arthritis is a condition in which the cartilage in the joint breaks down and is essentially worn out. However, psoriatic arthritis is unique in that it can commonly develop due to psoriasis. Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes skin to become dry, red and flaky.

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  • What Is The Difference Between Gout And Pseudogout?

    Source: Handcare (ASSH)

    Gout and pseudogout are both conditions in which substances that should be dissolved in the blood or body fluids becomes a solid chalky white material in tissues. Both of these conditions have the crystals that can build up in joints resulting in pain, swelling and possibly even joint damage.

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  • Mix of treatments could be way to restore hand function in thumb-base osteoarthritis

    Source: Medical Xpress

    A randomized clinical trial led by Sydney researchers called the COMBO study, has found rather than a single solution, a combined approach of already available options including education, a splint to support the thumb, hand exercises, and a pain relief gel could be a promising lead in helping volunteers with thumb base osteoarthritis regain hand function.

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  • How To Treat A Broken Finger Tip

    Source: Handcare (ASSH)

    The finger tip is one of the most commonly injured areas of the upper extremity because we use our finger tips in so many daily activities. Your finger tip can be injured in a variety of different ways, including being crushed by a door, hit with a hammer, getting stuck under a heavy object, or cut with a knife. While some finger tip injuries may be minor, others can be more severe. You can injure the bone, nailbed, tendons or even the nerve endings, which allow you to have sensation in the finger tips. Here's how to treat a finger tip injury, depending on the severity

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  • Beware of frostbite risks during extreme

    Source: Medical Xpress

    Extreme cold brings with it a greater risk for frostbite. It's more common and often more serious than many people think. The good news is that frostbite is fairly easy to avoid.

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  • An Overview of Golfer's Elbow

    Source: Verywell Health

    Golfer's elbow, known more precisely as medial epicondylitis, is an injury to the tendons attached to the medial epicondyle.1 It is considered an overuse injury in which repetitive force places stress on connective tissues, causing pain, inflammation, and a reduced range of motion.

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  • Tennis Elbow Surgery: Everything You Need to Know

    Source: Verywell Health

    A lateral epicondylitis release is a surgery commonly used to treat tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). It is used when conservative treatments fail to resolve the pain and loss of grip strength caused by this overuse injury. By cutting the damaged tendon at the point where it attaches to the bone, called the lateral epicondyle, the tension in the elbow can be relieved along with accompanying symptoms.

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  • Elbow dislocation causes, symptoms, and treatment

    Source: Verywell Health

    An elbow dislocation occurs when the upper arm and forearm get separated from their normal position. The bone of the upper arm (humerus) normally touches the bones of the forearm (the radius and ulna). When an elbow dislocation occurs, these bones are separated from their normal alignment. Elbow dislocations are the second most common joint dislocation, following shoulder dislocations.

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