Source: Investigators found a high rate of return to sport among National Football League players who had open reduction and internal fixation for treatment of forearm fractures.
Source: WRVO Public Media Most of us have smartphones or tablets these days, and even if you don’t have many apps, you still could spend several hours a day swiping, scrolling and tapping. That could leave you with cramped, stiff or aching fingers and hands.
Source: Physician’s Weekly Extended use of smartphones and other hand-held electronic devices leads to an increased risk of carpal tunnel syndrome, according to a study published online June 21 in Muscle & Nerve.
Source: U.S. News If you have stiff, aching fingers and hands, you’re not alone — a new study reports that 40 percent of people will be affected by the pain of arthritis in at least one hand. Prominent Hand Surgeon, Dr. Daniel Polatsch, discusses the Lifetime Risk of Developing Hand Arthritis.
Source: PubMed The aim of distal radial fracture treatment is to achieve optimal function through the restoration of normal anatomy, including volar tilt. The accuracy of assessing volar tilt on standard lateral radiographs compared with anatomic tilt lateral (ATL) radiographs is uncertain. This study aimed to investigate the anatomy of the articular surface of the […]
Source: Science daily Endurance sports such as soccer and cross-country skiing lead to significant changes in the quality of the “cellular powerhouses” in the athletes’ muscles, shows new research.
WATCH | A wrist and hand doctor explains the health risks that come with holding a smartphone the wrong way Here’s a wakeup call for those of you poking your thumbs into your smartphones some thousands of times a day: You could be doing serious damage to your hands and wrists! That’s because, according to specialists […]
In traditional sports like football or soccer, injuries are a common and expected thing. In professional video games however, people who are not informed on the subject might not expect gamers to get injured. Staying fit in the real world is a still a key part of remaining a champion, even in eSports. Proper conditioning […]
Northwell Health Physician Partners’ New York Hand and Wrist Center at Lenox Hill opened its new location at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital located at 210 East 64th Street. Co-directors Daniel Polatsch, MD, and Steven Beldner, MD lead this world-class hand surgery center which offers expert treatment of hand, wrist and elbow fractures, tendon […]