New Study Delineates Benefit of Wrist Ganglia Surgery in Children vs. Non-surgical Treatment

February 19th, 2020

A new study in the Journal of Hand Surgery (the official journal of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand) found a greater rate of wrist ganglia resolution in children with surgery compared

Boston Children’s Hospital Suggests Safety and Efficacy with Surgical Treatment of TFCC Tears in Kids

January 30th, 2020

A recent study out of the renowned Boston Children’s Hospital found surgical repair of triangular fibrocartilage complex (FTCC) tears in kids to safely and effectively reduce pain, improve

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Harvard Study Suggests Earlier Carpal Tunnel Screening in Diabetes, Hypertension, Older Age

January 21st, 2020

A recent study out of Harvard University delineated demographic and medical factors associated with advanced carpal tunnel syndrome, identifying older age, diabetes, and hypertension as correlated

LA Kings’ Martinez Sustains Lacerated Artery, Nerves in Wrist: Treatment and Outcome

January 2nd, 2020

In a recent NHL game, an awkward collision caused an opponent to slide skate-first into the outstretched arm of Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez, slicing his radial artery and two


Does Obesity or Smoking Affect Healing from Wrist Fracture Surgery? A Look at New Harvard Study

December 23rd, 2019

A recent study out of Harvard University and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center investigated the impact of obesity and smoking on recovery after wrist fracture surgery – specifically a distal

Dak Prescott’s Dual Hand Injuries: Will They Affect his Play (and the Cowboy’s Playoff Push)?

December 18th, 2019

In a hard-fought loss to the Chicago Bears in week 14, the Dallas Cowboy’s quarterback Dak Prescott sustained minor injuries to both hands: an unspecified injury to his right index finger

Steph Curry’s Broken Hand: Will He Return, and Will He Be the Same?

November 14th, 2019

Just four games into the 2019-2020 NBA season, two-time MVP Steph Curry landed awkwardly after a lay-up, breaking a bone in his left hand. Two days later he underwent surgery to realign the break.


Drew Brees Thumb Ligament Injury: Will He Come Back in 2019-20 Season?

October 9th, 2019

During week 2 of the National Football League (NFL) regular season, New Orleans Saints starting quarterback, Drew Brees, received a blow to his throwing hand. The quarterback suffered a thumb


July 29th, 2010

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USOC announces D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center as Official Medical Services Provider

November 9th, 2009

USOC – USOC November 09, 2009 Colorado Springs, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center today officially announced a strategic

Dr. Knight On-Air Interview

October 28th, 2009

Dr. Knight On-Air Interview – MP3 (AM 570, August 13, 2006)