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5 Fireworks Tips from a Hand Surgeon
August 3, 2020

by Mark Joseph Yuhas, MD — Fireworks are a fascinating and fun part of holiday celebrations throughout the country. Unfortunately, this popular tradition is also associated with injuries that are all too common among both adults and children.
Do I Have a Torn Ligament?
A torn ligament can happen in conjunction with a sprained wrist, typically when the wrist is bent backwards forcefully or put into an awkward position. This can happen during any sport such as gymnastics, soccer, football, etc. or simply during a fall.
July 27, 2020
Advice from a Certified Hand Therapist: Injury Prevention for Musicians
by Kimberly Masker, OTD, OTR/L, CHT — While a musician may seek treatment when injuries occur, the best route is to prevent injuries in the first place. Fortunately, there are techniques that can be learned in order to keep a musician’s body “in tune” – learning body awareness, healthy practice and play, and maintaining general health and wellness.
July 20, 2020
Recovering From a Hand, Finger or Arm Amputation
The definition of an amputation is “the action of surgically cutting off a limb,” however, an amputation can also happen by accident. Many times, an amputation of the hand, finger or arm is the result of a tragic accident, but amputations can also be planned surgeries to prevent the spread of a disease.
July 13, 2020
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