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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.

Ryan McDonagh Out Indefinitely After Hand Injury

April 28th, 2016
hockey

Ryan McDonagh, a defenseman and captain for the New York Rangers, will miss the remaining games of t...


New Movement Analysis Sensors Have Potential to Lessen or Eliminate Baseball Elbow Injuries

April 21st, 2016
baseball

Elbow injuries in professional baseball, particularly among pitchers, are a commonplace occurrence....


Elbow Tendinopathy Often Results From Repetitive Movements Required for Golf and Tennis

April 14th, 2016
tennis ball

Elbow tendinopathy is the classification shared by the most common elbow injuries. Although golf an...


Cal Guard Tyrone Wallace Fractures Right Hand: Missed the NCAA Tournament

April 7th, 2016
basketball

The NCAA Tournament ended early for Cal guard Tyrone Wallace after suffering an injury to his right¬...


Phillies OF Aaron Altherr to Miss 4-6 Months After Wrist Surgery

April 1st, 2016
baseball

Spring training is a period meant for players to get back into the groove of a Major League Baseball...


How to Properly Hand-le Workplace injuries

March 24th, 2016
laptop typing

Workers who use their hands to perform their job duties need to take as many precautions as they c...


Archery Fad, Fueled by Recent Movie Trends, Puts Youngsters at Risk for Elbow, Wrist and Hand Injuries

March 17th, 2016
archery

The ancient sport of archery has always been a favorite family pastime. Both children and adults can...


Flyers’ Michael Del Zotto Expected To Miss Significant Time After Wrist Injury

March 10th, 2016
hockey

If the Philadelphia Flyers are still going to try to make the playoffs, they will not have Michael D...


Another LA Clippers Player Out with a Hand Injury

March 3rd, 2016
basketball

The LA Clippers are having a string of bad luck when it comes to hand injuries. First, Blake Griffin...


IndyCar Safety Equipment Research Indicates Possibility of Decreased Injury to Driver’s Hands and Wrists

February 26th, 2016

Physical injuries incurred by race car drivers are common, but not all are caused by the impact of c...


Cal Point Guard Out with a Broken Wrist

February 18th, 2016
basketball

A basketball player is only as good as the health of his wrist, because it just might be the most cr...


Denver Nuggets, Jameer Nelson Misses Third Straight Game Due to Left Wrist Sprain

February 11th, 2016
basketball

The Denver Nuggets game against the Golden State Warriors found veteran point guard Jameer Nelson in...


LA Clippers Lose Blake Griffin for Weeks After Controversial Hand Injury

January 29th, 2016
basketball

The LA Clippers have had a rough season, and news this week has just added to the struggles. It was ...


Furyk and Verplank Understand How Important the Wrists Are in Pro-Golf

January 28th, 2016
golf

Anyone who watches or plays golf knows how often wrist injuries occur, diminishing a golfer’s ...


49ers Colin Kaepernick Starts the Off-Season with Hand Surgery

January 22nd, 2016
football

Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers had a rough season, which ended early for h...