Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries in Kids and Teens

August 31st, 2022

An estimated 30 to 50 million children participate in youth sports each year. This is great news, as sports can increase physical fitness, boost self-esteem, strengthen problem-solving skills, and

Reconstructive Arm Elbow Surgery

July 30th, 2010

What is it? When is it performed? What is reconstructive arm elbow surgery? Reconstructive arm elbow surgery is a procedure that restores the function and appearance of the arm elbow after

Reconstructive Hand Surgery

July 30th, 2010

What is Reconstructive Hand Surgery? Reconstructive hand surgery a  common procedure needed to relieve pain in the hand or  restore function r improve appearance of the hand after injury,

Reconstructive Wrist Surgery

July 30th, 2010

What is Reconstructive Wrist Surgery? Reconstructive wrist surgery is needed when trauma, a development abnormality or disease has led to pain or limitation of function. Reconstructive wrist


July 30th, 2010

What is replantation? Replantation is the reattachment of a completely severed body part. Most commonly the severed part is a finger, hand, forearm or arm. Other areas that have been reattached

Arthritis Surgery in Hands Wrists and Elbows

July 30th, 2010

What is arthritis surgery? Arthritis surgery consists of a synovectomy procedure in which the joint is cleaned of inflammation, a joint arthroplasty where the joint is replaced, and an arthrodesis

Joint Replacement in Hands, Wrists and Elbows

July 30th, 2010

What is joint replacement? Joint replacement is a procedure that involves replacing a joint with an artificial joint made of a metal such as titanium in the wrist and elbow or the fingers using

Wrist Arthroscopy

July 30th, 2010

What is wrist arthroscopy? Wrist arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure in which a lighted tube less than 2mm in diameter connected to a camera is placed into the wrist joint. This camera

Toe-Thumb Transplant

October 29th, 2009

Case Presentation This patient sustained a traumatic amputation of his non-dominant left thumb while working on an oil field offshore rig as a roustabout. The amputated thumb was not amenable to a