• 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

  • 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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  • 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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