Welcome to the official blog of The Hand and Wrist Institute. Led by Dr. John Knight, The Hand and Wrist Institute is a leader in hand, wrist and upper extremity treatment. This blog is source of information for thousands of visitors each month. We hope you find topics and information that is not only interesting, but helpful.

Darrelle Revis Showing Great Improvements After Wrist Surgery

August 25th, 2016

With the start of football season almost here, there is still no timetable for a return for the New...

Second Elbow Surgery in Two Years for Nationals Pitcher Aaron Barrett

August 18th, 2016

After having successful Tommy John surgery on his right elbow last September, Washington Nationals r...

Dodgers’ Alex Wood’s Injured Elbow Required Surgery

August 11th, 2016

Dodgers’ pitcher Alex Wood had hoped to return to play soon, but the recovery process will take lo...

Larry Nance, Jr. Avoids Serious Hand Injury During A Summer League Game

August 4th, 2016

If you are a basketball fan, the chances are high that you have caught a few NBA Summer League games...

Selfie Elbow – Selfie-Takers Beware!

July 28th, 2016
Painful elbow

The latest phenomenon in a growing list of tech related injuries is known as ‘selfie elbowR...

Elbow injuries lead to gymnast dropping out of Olympics team trials

July 21st, 2016

With the Olympics approaching, we’re set to see not only feats of athleticism, but also disapp...

Rafael Nadal Misses Wimbledon Due to Wrist Injury

July 15th, 2016
tennis ball

On June 9th, Rafael Nadal announced that he would be pulling out of Wimbledon. The reason for this a...

A Hyperextended Elbow Took Yankee Catcher Brian McCann Out of Lineup

July 1st, 2016

When Yankee catcher Brian McCann went to catch a low pitch during a June 1 game, he unfortunately su...

Serious Wrist and Hand Injury Conditions Plague Video Gaming Enthusiasts

June 24th, 2016

When you think of activities that involve injury risk, video gaming does not typically come to mind....

Carson Smith to Receive Second Opinion for Injured Elbow

June 16th, 2016

Carson Smith debuted for the Seattle Mariners in September of 2014. He wound up playing in 9 games t...

Stephen Curry Injures His Elbow In Game 2 Of The Western Conference Finals

June 9th, 2016

The NBA’s two-time MVP, Stephen Curry, injrued his elbow in Game 2. Curry hurt his elbow af...

Chicago Cubs’ Jason Heyward Ready to Put His Wrist to the Test

June 6th, 2016

It was just a couple of months ago that Jason Heyward injured his wrist while working on a swing in ...

Braves Dan Winkler Suffers Huge Elbow Injury While Pitching

May 26th, 2016

The Braves were dealt a huge blow on April 21st when their pitcher, Dan Winkler, wound up fracturing...

Chris Paul’s Hand Fracture Ruins Clippers Post Season Chances

May 20th, 2016

Another year and the Clippers were thwarted of a championship. Unfortunately, this year, it was due ...

Xander Bogaert Suffers Wrist Injury After Being Hit By A Fastball

May 12th, 2016

If an 89-mph fastball was headed straight for your head, what would you do? You would probably put y...