• 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

  • How to prevent and manage arthritis in the hands

    Source: Medical News Today

    There is no known cure for arthritis, which commonly affects the hands. However, a person can take steps to lower the risk of arthritis developing or worsening and to reduce and manage pain. These steps include practicing specific exercises and making dietary changes and adjustments to daily habits.

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  • Hand injuries in sports – a retrospective analysis of 364 cases

    Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

    Risk profiles for sports-related hand injuries appear to differ not only in terms of age- and sex, but also geographically. Nation- and Europe-wide hand trauma registries as well as a broad registry participation are necessary in order to accurately assess the risk patterns in Europe; henceforth reducing hand injuries and their sequelae.

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  • Hand injuries from high-pressure injection tools

    Source: Verywell Health

    High-pressure tools, such as paint guns, are used in a wide number of industries and for home improvement projects. Some of these high-pressure tools have tips that spray paint, oil, or chemicals from a gun-like nozzle. While efficient and effective, these tools can cause serious injuries, and, at first, the injuries might not seem as severe as they really are.

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  • How to treat a pinched nerve

    Source: Medical News Today

    A pinched nerve occurs when pressure or force is put on an area of a nerve, causing it to send warning signals to the brain. Pinched nerves are usually caused by a damaged nerve, and symptoms can include pain, numbness, and weakness.

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  • Everything you need to know about treating a sprained wrist

    Source: healthline

    A wrist sprain is an injury where the ligaments in your wrist stretch or tear. Ligaments are bands of tissue that attach bones at a joint. Typically, the injury happens during a fall. Your wrist can suddenly twist or bend, causing damage to the ligaments. Most wrist sprains can be treated with home remedies and exercises. If your sprain is serious, you might need a splint or surgery.

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  • Causes of Hand Pain and Treatment Options

    Source: Verywell Health

    With the ability to perform both delicate movements and aggressive lifting, we ask a lot of our hands. As a result, this complex variety of functions can lead to a complex array of conditions that can cause discomfort in the hands.

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  • Mitigating risk of hand injuries during COVID-19

    Source: Mayo Clinic

    The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in another type of patient coming to the emergency departments. As a result of stay-at-home guidelines that have kept many adults and children home, there’s been an increase of patients with injuries from household accidents. While not all of these injuries are specific to the hands and fingers, hand injuries can be devastating and take a very long time to heal.

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  • Why Your Finger Joints Click, Snap, and Pop

    Source: Verywell Health

    Rest assured that the most common causes of finger-popping are not a problem at all. Many people can make their fingers pop, often called cracking their knuckles. The sound you hear is thought to be caused by nitrogen bubbles moving in the fluid that surrounds your joints. That being said, if your noisy finger joints are associated with pain or swelling, it's good to see your doctor for an evaluation.

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  • Sprained Wrist

    Source: ASSH

    A sprain is a partial injury to a ligament. Ligaments form the connections between the different bones in the wrist (Figure 1). Ligament sprains range from mild stretches to partial tears.

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  • How to Strengthen Your Wrists

    Source: Verywell Health

    If you are looking to improve or maintain strength in your wrists, a proper exercise program is necessary. This step-by-step guide can help teach you simple exercises to perform at home.

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