Blog

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.

Elbow injuries lead to gymnast dropping out of Olympics team trials

July 21st, 2016
hawi-82

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
baseball

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
iStock_000004232369XSmall

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
baseball

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
basketball

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
baseball

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
baseball

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
basketball

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
baseball

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


Snake Bitten: Diamondbacks Lose A.J. Pollock for At Least 3 Months

May 5th, 2016

Outfielder A.J. Pollock was expected to be a key piece of the Diamondbacks’ offense in 2016, b...


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...