• Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions
  • Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions
  • Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions
  • Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions

News & Media

  • Brodeur’s surgery "100 percent successful"

    Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello said the doctors told him that goaltender Martin Brodeur’s surgery this morning to repair his torn distal biceps tendon in his left elbow was “100 percent successful.”

    “Everything went as expected,” Lamoriello just told me. “There were no surprises. The timetable for his return is the same — three to four months.”

    Brodeur’s tendon was torn completely from the bone in his left elbow and had to be reattached. He is expected to make a full recovery and be back in time for the end of the regular season.

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  • Win at Candy Crush with these flexibility warm-ups

    Take care of your extremities with these moves.

    If you’re one of the 46 million monthly Candy Crush players, your fingers are probably hurting after a particularly intense round. Take care of your extremities with these warm-up moves from Dr. Steven Beldner, a hand specialist from Mount Sinai Beth Israel, who paired up with King, the company behind the addictive game.

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  • Brace yourselves, Megan Fox has an imperfection: the actress is all thumbs

    Megan Fox

    It looks like the most desired woman is not so perfect after all!

    The internet has been abuzz regarding new photos of Megan Fox with unusually large thumbs.

    The medical term for Megan Fox’s ever so slightly misshapen thumb is brachydactyly, which is basically a fancy word for a clubbed thumb, according to local hand surgeons. “Literally, what it means is short finger,” says Dr. Steven Bendner, a hand surgeon at Beth Israel Medical Center. “The nail of the thumb in this condition is often very short and wide.”

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