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What are the Most Common Boxing, UFC and MMA Hand Injuries?

May 28th, 2012

Boxing, UFC and MMA are competitive sports that can be painful to the hands. Individuals who fight i...


Can Surgery Cure Chronic Hand Numbness?

May 23rd, 2012

Your hands can become numb due to numerous medical conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tendon...


What are the Most Effective Treatments for a Wrist Sprain?

May 21st, 2012

Wrist sprains are rarely serious and in most cases can be treated with the RICE method. Surgery is r...


In need of a second opinion? We can help….

May 17th, 2012

Getting a second opinion on hand and wrist conditions is always a good idea. No matter how skilled a...


How can I prevent wrist injury at the office?

May 15th, 2012

Operating machinery or typing all day, anyone who works with their hands runs the risk of injury to ...


Hands getting old? We can help rejuvenate them!

May 10th, 2012

Are your hands giving away your age? Prominent veins, tendons that look like cables, wrinkles, pigme...


What is stitchless wrist surgery?

May 8th, 2012

Confused about your options? Don’t worry, Hand and Wrist Institute has the answers you need. S...


How do I find a hand doctor just right for me?

May 3rd, 2012

If you have hand and wrist pain, injury, or other issues that need a specialists’ evaluation, you ...


Visit the Hand and Wrist Institute YouTube Channel for Informative Videos

May 1st, 2012

The Hand and Wrist Institute specializes in helping patients with upper extremity injuries, and prov...


How Hard Do You Have to Hit Your Elbow to Fracture It?

April 26th, 2012

People have different bone strength and density so the amount of force necessary to fracture your el...


How is Rheumatoid Arthritis diagnosed?

April 24th, 2012

Since there is not one single method that can clearly identify rheumatoid arthritis, it can be diffi...


What is the most common hand injury for basketball players?

April 19th, 2012

Basketball can cause a wide range of injuries to the upper and lower extremities if not careful. The...


Could My Husband Have Mommy Thumb?

April 13th, 2012

Mommy thumb is a problem that can affect both men and women. Men are often sole or involved caregiv...


Can a Common Nail Infection Call for Hand Surgery?

April 11th, 2012

In most cases a common nail infection does not call for hand surgery to be performed. If the infecti...


Advanced Wrist Arthroscopy

April 5th, 2012

Wrist arthroscopy is an advanced, effective technique performed by a wrist surgeon. Problems in the ...