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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 ...


Receive a 2nd medical opinion Online with HAWI

April 3rd, 2012

Hand and wrist injuries are very common. Depending on the severity, they may cause minimal pain and ...


Non-Surgical Treatment of Elbow Fractures

March 29th, 2012

Elbow fractures often occur as a result of a direct fall on the elbow. Fractures most often occur at...


Common Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries

March 27th, 2012

While skiing and snowboarding are both fun winter sports, injuries can often result. When skiers and...


What Your Doctor May Ask You About Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

March 18th, 2012

There are a number of questions your doctor may ask you about the pain you are experiencing. They w...


What to Ask Your Doctor About Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

March 15th, 2012

When you visit your doctor, bring a list of all of the symptoms you’ve been experiencing. Inc...


Causes of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

March 7th, 2012

Oftentimes complex regional pain syndrome occurs after a forceful trauma to the arm or leg, such as...


Types of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

March 5th, 2012

What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome? Complex regional pain syndrome is a relatively uncommon for...