Overview of the specialty of Hand Surgery, what it takes to become a Hand Surgeon, and introduction to the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Any diseases or injuries of the hand, wrist, arm or shoulder are best evaluated and treated by a specialist in hand surgery.
Hand surgeon Stephen Troum, MD provides an overview on trigger finger, a common hand condition. Learn more about trigger finger and other common hand conditions at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand's website: www.assh.org
Causes, Prevention and Treatment of Distal Rdaius Fractures from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
World-famous concert pianist Misha Dichter, who suffers from Dupuytren's Disease, discusses his recovery from hand surgery. Hand surgeon Scott Wolfe, MD and hand therapist Caryl Johnson talk about Mr. Dichter's treatment.
Olympic Gymnast Paul Hamm discusses his hand injury that occured shortly before the Beijing Olympics and his recovery from surgery. Hand surgeon Lawrence Lubbers, MD discusses Hamm's treatment. Learn more about hand fractures and other hand conditions at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand's website: www.assh.org.