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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.

Hand injuries are common among teens who text

September 14th, 2017
kid playing video game

Teenagers aged 13-17 send an average of 60 text messages every day.  Teenagers who play video games...


Dodger’s Relief Pitcher Suffers Season Ending Elbow Injury

September 8th, 2017
baseball

Dodger’s relief pitcher Grant Dayton is out for at least a year after injuring his elbow. MRI resu...


Broncos Running Back Expected To Miss 6-8 Weeks With A Wrist Fracture

August 31st, 2017
football

Devontae Booker, Denver Broncos running back, suffered a hairline fracture in his wrist, and this i...


Astros’ Correa to Miss 6-8 Weeks With Thumb Injury

August 25th, 2017

The Astros won 60 games before the all-star break, opening up a massive lead in the American Leagu...


What’s the connection between yoga and pain in the elbows, wrists, or hands?

August 17th, 2017
Painful elbow

Yoga is generally considered one of the more therapeutic forms of physical activity, but recent rese...


Sports Injuries In Children: Why Is It Happening So Often?

August 10th, 2017
hawi-7

An increasingly alarming number of children all across the world are dealing with one or more injuri...


Trea Turner Out Indefinitely With Broken Wrist

August 3rd, 2017

Trea Turner, Washington Nationals shortstop, has been ruled out indefinitely due to a broken wrist. ...


Michael Conforto Hit By Pitch, Suffers Left Wrist Injury

July 27th, 2017
baseball

The New York Mets can add another injury to their list. Michael Conforto, an outfielder, left the ga...


Jason Heyward May Be Placed On The Disabled List After A Left Hand Injury

July 20th, 2017

Jason Heyward, a right fielder for the Chicago Cubs, left a game with a left hand abrasion. Heyward...


Royals’ Hunter Dozier Fractures Wrist

July 13th, 2017

After spending several years playing minor league baseball, it looked like Hunter Dozier would final...


When wrist cartilage is worn away – ongoing research for new treatments

July 6th, 2017
wrist Injury

When cartilage wears down in the wrists, the resulting pain can seriously impair quality of life. Th...


Angels’ Mike Trout Lands on DL With Hand Injury

June 29th, 2017
baseball

Angels outfielder Mike Trout is perennially in the discussion as the best player in Major League Bas...


Will Bruin’s Dislocated Elbow Sidelines Him

June 23rd, 2017
soccer ball

The Seattle Sounders’ May 20 game against Real Salt Lake was both a win and a loss for the team. W...


Watch out for ‘avocado hand’ and other serious kitchen knife accidents

June 19th, 2017

A recent story that has cropped up across various news outlets involves the relatively widespread ph...


Braves’ Freddie Freeman to Miss At Least 8 Weeks With Wrist Fracture

June 8th, 2017

Braves 1B Freddie Freeman has been having a fantastic season so far, but it’ll be a while befo...