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  • 5 Signs of a Thumb Sprain

    A sprained thumb is an injury to a ligament, which is a soft tissue that connects bones to each other at the joints to keep it stable, as opposed to a thumb fracture (break) which is an injury to the bone. The ulnar collateral ligament is the most injured ligament in the thumb. This particular ligament connects the thumb to the hand on the side closest to your index finger.

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  • How to Ease Back into Exercise Safely After a Long Break

    After taking a long break from physical activity, most people will not be able to perform at the same level they once did. It’s important to manage expectations and set realistic goals when easing back into exercise after a break.

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  • Effectiveness of Radiographs and Computed Tomography in Evaluating Primary Elbow Osteoarthritis

    Preoperative radiographic assessment of osteophyte and loose body locations is critical in planning an arthroscopic débridement for primary elbow osteoarthritis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of radiographs and computed tomography (CT) in localizing osteophytes and loose bodies.

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  • Golfer’s Elbow exercises: What is Golfer’s Elbow and how do you treat it?

    Golfer’s Elbow, like Tennis Elbow, is a condition that causes pain in your elbow. However, Golfer’s Elbow is where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bony bump on the inside of your elbow and the pain might spread into your forearm and wrist.

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  • Hand surgeon performs first surgery with FDA-cleared wrist replacement implant he designed

    Sixty-nine-year-old Mark Eisen says he waited seven years for a surgery he hopes will change his life. Last week, he had the first total wrist replacement with KinematX™, a new implant co-designed by Scott Wolfe, MD, chief emeritus of the Hand and Upper Extremity Service at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). Dr. Wolfe performed the surgery on April 15.

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