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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.

Esports: The next big thing in Hand, Wrist and Elbow Injuries.

May 22nd, 2018
kid playing video game

Sports news reporters commonly report injuries to the hand, wrist and elbow in professional athletes...


Tommy John Surgery: The Data is In for MLB Position Players

May 15th, 2018
baseball

A study published last week in The American Journal of Sports Medicine examines the rate of return-t...


Isaac Haas Fractures Right Elbow

May 8th, 2018

Isaac Haas, a center for the Purdue Boilermakers, fractured his right elbow after he fell hard to th...


Marcus Smart Could Be Done For The Season Due To Right Thumb Injury

May 1st, 2018
basketball

The Celtics are not sure if Marcus Smart will be able to play again this season. Smart has been wear...


Hand and Wrist Injuries Loom as MLB Opening Day Approaches

April 27th, 2018

Baseball is a grueling sport, even if it doesn’t seem like it. Players compete in over 150 gam...


Martin Kaymer Becomes Third PGA Champion Sidelined by Wrist Injuries This Winter

April 18th, 2018
baseball

Two-time major winner Martin Kaymer withdrew from last week’s Honda Classic because of a painf...


Yuli Gurriel Is Expected To Miss The Start Of The Season After Hand Surgery

April 18th, 2018
baseball

The 2017 MLB Champions, the Houston Astros, have already been hit with the injury bug. Yuli Gurriel,...


Former NFL Wide Receiver Had His Left Hand Amputated After ATV Accident

March 23rd, 2018
football

Former Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver, Mohamed Massaquoi, revealed that his NFL career is ov...


Patrick McCaw Expected To Miss 4 Weeks With Wrist Injury

March 16th, 2018
basketball

Two-year NBA guard Patrick McCaw of the Golden State Warriors is expected to miss at least 4 weeks o...


Novak Djokovic Is Receiving Treatment For Elbow Injury

March 16th, 2018
tennis ball

Novak Djokovic, 12-time grand slam champion, has been receiving medical treatment for a nagging righ...


Kevin Love Expected To Miss 6-8 Weeks With Hand Injury

March 8th, 2018
basketball

The Cleveland Cavaliers were thrown another curve ball last night when Kevin Love, their All-Star fo...


Wrist injury to keep Koepka out of action

March 1st, 2018
golf

Brooks Koepka, the current US Open Champion, will have to stay out of action for the next 10 weeks. ...


Myles Turner of Indiana Bulls listed as week-to-week with injured right elbow

February 22nd, 2018

Diagnosed with a ligament and muscle strain in the right elbow, Myles Turner, Center player for Indi...


Ottawa Senators’ forward Bobby Ryan suffers yet another hand injury

February 15th, 2018
hockey

Ottawa Senators, the professional ice hockey team, are left with no option but to sideline Bobby Rya...


Paul Millsap Preparing To Play Again After Wrist Surgery

February 8th, 2018
basketball

When All-Star Paul Millsap signed with the Denver Nuggets in the offseason, he was expected to be a ...