Chicago, IL- October 21, 2015 – With an estimated report of 4,400 Halloween-related injuries in 20131 and roughly 17.6% of Halloween injuries occurring to the fingers/hands2, hand surgeons encourage safety to avoid being spooked this year.
Chicago, IL- June 30, 2015 – The American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) urges the public to leave fireworks in the hands of the professionals.
Chicago, IL- May 19, 2015 – An estimated 2 million emergency room visits each year result from animal bites. Although emergency room visits are not always necessary in the event of an animal bite, proper treatment after the injury is important, even if the wound appears to be minor.
Chicago, IL- February 27, 2015 – Frostbite occurs when the skin is overexposed to extreme cold. It can occur when the temperature and/or wind chill is below 27°F (-3°C), and it typically occurs in the fingers and toes.
Chicago, IL- February 23, 2015 – For many, winter is a time to engage in winter sports: skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, ice hockey, speed skating, snow tubing and ice climbing, just to name a few.
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