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  • Elbow injuries — and surgery — affect high school pitchers more than anyone else

    Three more outs. That's all coach Sam Tropiano needed to advance his Bishop Eustace High School baseball team into the 2018 New Jersey Non-Public South A championship game.

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  • Jammed finger vs. broken finger: What to know

    I take issue with this article, published in Medical News Today. It is written and reviewed by people who are not responsible for the outcome of treatment for jammed fingers. A jammed finger is a common injury, but treatment ranges from doing nothing to having surgery, and you can't always tell which it is going to be just by looking at the finger.

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  • 5 Ways to Heal a Scar

    5 Ways to Heal a Scar Source: Handcare You may have a scar from an injury or just from a surgery. It may be red, raised and firm. Some scars can even be sensitive or affect the way you use your hand or arm. To make sure that your scar does not affect your motion, […]

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  • Carpal Tunnel Up With Increased Electronic Device Use

    Carpal Tunnel Up With Increased Electronic Device Use 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. Read more

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  • Annual Meeting 2017

    06-Jul-2017 to 08-Jul-2017 This year’s Manus Club annual meeting was held in Jackson, WY in July. Click here to see what we learned from each other.

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  • How to Cut an Avocado Without Cutting Yourself

    Avocados may seem harmless, but if you’ve ever peeled and cut one, you know they can be more than a little troublesome. They’re slippery, they’re oddly shaped, and they have that annoying pit in the middle that rarely slips out as easily as you’d like. These characteristics have earned the avocado a reputation as one […]

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  • Acupuncture Can Ease Wrist Pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Acupuncture can relieve wrist pain, and researchers have tracked the brain and nervous system changes that may help explain why. Scientists randomized 80 people with mild or moderate carpal tunnel syndrome — pain caused by nerve compression at the wrist — to one of three groups. The first received acupuncture at the wrist and ankle. […]

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  • 12 Minutes of Yoga for Bone Health

    Osteoporosis is the underlying cause for 1.5 million fractures in the United States annually. This results in half a million hospitalizations, and almost 200,000 admissions to nursing homes. Caucasian and Asian women are particularly at risk, but the disease affects everybody. Can 12 minutes a yoga a day reduce this risk? If you have never […]

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  • Escape Room: can you and your team get out?

    As a team building challenge, the whole staff went to Omescape in Richmond to test our problem-solving and teamwork skills. We were assigned to “The Penitentiary”, which has an escape rate of only 13%. Our team, of course, was certain we would be up to the challenge. Erin, Emma, and Whitney even came in full […]

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  • Chip, Implanted in Brain, Helps Paralyzed Man Regain Control of Hand

    Five years ago, a college freshman named Ian Burkhart dived into a wave at a beach off the Outer Banks in North Carolina and, in a freakish accident, broke his neck on the sandy floor, permanently losing the feeling in his hands and legs. On Wednesday, doctors reported that Mr. Burkhart, 24, had regained control […]

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  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)