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  • Ulnar Nerve Compression Diagnosis and Treatment Options
  • 2015-03-25  
  • Early Motion and Strengthening Following a Radial Fracture Repair Leads to Decreased Pain and Earlier Return to Function
  • 2015-02-25  
  • End of the Road for Scapholunate Instability
  • 2013-04-18  
  • Wrist Replacement or Fusion?
  • 2013-04-10  
  • What to Tell Patients About Treatment for Wrist Fractures
  • 2012-12-31  
  • Treatment of DRUJ (Wrist) Arthritis
  • 2012-10-31  
  • What Happens to Untreated TFCC Wrist Injuries?
  • 2012-09-27  
  • Wrist Replacement Now Available
  • 2012-09-19  
  • Two Important Factors in Results of Treatment for Perilunate Injuries of the Wrist
  • 2012-09-13  
  • Understanding Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain
  • 2012-08-30  
  • Tendon Rupture After Wrist Fracture
  • 2012-06-20  
  • Hand Surgeons Review Evidence for Treatment of Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears
  • 2011-11-17  
  • Understanding Scaphoid (Wrist) Fractures That Don't Heal
  • 2011-10-17  
  • High Rate of Failure with Wrist Replacement
  • 2011-06-30  
  • Results of Wilhelm's Wrist Denervation Technique
  • 2011-06-23  
  • Case Number Seven of Wrist Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • 2011-06-15  
  • Three Things to Know About Wrist Ganglions
  • 2011-04-14  
  • How to Handle Rare Hand and Wrist Infections
  • 2011-03-24  
  • Combined Wrist Injury Requires Combined Surgical Approach
  • 2010-09-22  
  • Wrist Fractures in the Elderly: Is Surgery Necessary?
  • 2010-09-15  
  • Mayo Surgeons Review Surgical Treatment of Wrist Septic Arthritis
  • 2010-03-25  
  • Can Titanium Plates Be Left in the Body Safely?
  • 2010-02-18  
  • Kienbock's Disease: Staging and Treatments
  • 2009-12-22  
  • Wrist Fracture: Experts Say to Take Vitamin C
  • 2009-12-17  
  • Sports Specialists Must Be Prepared for Athletes' Wrist Injuries
  • 2009-11-12  
  • The Times Are A Changing With Today's Seniors
  • 2009-08-26  
  • Wrist Fracture in Medicare Patients
  • 2009-06-25  
  • Getting High-Level Athletes with Triangular Fibrocartilage Tears Back Into Action
  • 2009-02-12  
  • de Quervain's Remains a Puzzle
  • 2009-01-29  
  • High Percentage of Partial Osseous Coalition
  • 2009-01-29  
  • Traditional Treatment of Kienbock's Disease Remains Most Satisfactory For Now
  • 2009-01-28  
  • What's the Best Treatment for Painful and Severely Limiting Wrist Arthritis?
  • 2009-01-14  
  • Static Progressive Stretch May Improve Motion in Wrist Stiffness
  • 2008-11-20  
  • No Statistical Difference Between Arthoscopic and Open Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears
  • 2008-07-30  
  • New Discovery About Wrist Pain in Athletes
  • 2007-12-27  
  • Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of de Quervain Tenosynovitis
  • 2007-12-27  
  • No Easy Solution for Wrist and Hand Arthritis
  • 2007-08-22  
  • Review of Surgical Treatment for Scaphoid Nonunion
  • 2007-05-10  
  • Closed Surgery Is Suboptimal for Chronic Scapholunate Instability
  • 2006-04-27  
  • Early Surgery May Be Needed For Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • 2006-03-29  
  • Upper Extremity Conditions: Work-Related or Not?
  • 2006-02-28  
  • Wrist Fusion Does Not Stop Pain
  • 2005-10-20  
  • Report of Pisiform Removal for Painful Wrist Arthritis
  • 2005-07-19  
  • Simple Tests for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 2005-07-14  
  • A Spike in De Quervain Disease Among Volleyball Players
  • 2005-06-28  
  • Splinting as a "First" Defense Against Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 2005-04-25  
  • Older Adults Benefit from Carpal Tunnel Release
  • 2005-04-21  
  • Heat Wrap for Wrist Injuries
  • 2004-11-16  
  • Wrist Angles That Help Wrist and Thumb Tendons
  • 2004-05-12  
  • Results of Ganglion Removal with Arthroscopy
  • 2004-03-15  
  • When Failed Wrist Replacements Result in Wrist Fusions
  • 2003-11-11  
  • Typing on a Slope May Be Easier on the Wrists
  • 2003-10-12  
  • Treatment Decisions for Advanced Wrist Arthritis
  • 2003-10-12  
  • MRI Gives a Welcome Hand to Kienbock's Disease
  • 2003-01-31  
  • Pressure Gauge for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 2002-12-10  
  • Take Two Aspirations, Then Call the Surgeon
  • 2002-07-31  
  • Children Play the Game and Pay the Price
  • 2002-06-27  
  • Cementing a New Treatment for Wrist Fractures
  • 2002-04-30  
  • Wrist Surgery Served Up on New Plates
  • 2002-04-30  
  • Common Thread between the Wrist and Knee
  • 2002-04-11  
  • Thinking Twice about Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • 2002-04-11  
  • Wrestling with Wrist Pain: What is a "Normal" Arthrogram Worth?
  • 2002-03-14  
  • Give My Wrist a Break--And a New Name
  • 2002-03-12  
  • Unveiling the Shroud around Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • 2002-03-12  
  • Squeezing Scissors Enlarges Wrist Nerve
  • 2001-12-18  
  • The Finger Bone's Connected to the...Wrist Bone
  • 2001-12-18  
  • How Common Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
  • 2001-12-18  
  • Wave Hello to a New Procedure for Keeping Arthritic Wrists Flexible after Surgery
  • 2001-12-18  
  • Righting the Wrist: A Block and Pins May Do the Trick
  • 2001-12-18  
  • Go with the Flow: A Simpler Way to Restore Circulation in Wrists with Kienböck's Disease
  • 2001-12-18  
  • A Split Keyboard May Help You Avoid a Splitting Wrist Ache
  • 2001-11-20  
  • Ganglion Cysts in Children Are Worth Watching
  • 2001-11-15  
  • In the Hands of Snowboarders, Wrist Braces Can Help
  • 2001-11-13  
  • Want Your Wrist Surgery to Take? Put Down That Cigarette
  • 2001-07-17  
  • Grasping for Solutions to Avoid Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • 2001-07-12  
  • Getting a Grip on Treatment Choices for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 2001-06-10  
  • A Faster Fix for Wrist Fractures
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  • Out of Body Experience for Bone Cancer Treatment in Japan
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  • X-Ray Twisting Your Arm? Here's Why
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  • Pianists with de Quervain's Disease Play a Happy Tune
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  • All That Hurts and Tingles Isn't Always Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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  • "Dynamic" Splints Improve Forearm Movement after Fracture
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  • An Open and Closed Case For Kienbock's Disease
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  • Steroid Injection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Forecasts Surgery Success
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  • New, Improved Wrist Implant Maximizes Hand and Finger Function
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  • Remaining Partial toward Wrist Fusion
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  • Surgeons Hit the Delete Button on a Row of Wrist Bones
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  • Comparing Wrist Fusion to Wrist Replacement
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  • Newly Designed Wrist Implant Shows Improved Results
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  • When a Wrist Fracture Doesn't Heal Right
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  • Long-Term Results of Surgery for Kienbock's Wrist Disease
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  • Wrist Fusion After Injury: Trading Motion for Pain Relief
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  • Scaphoid (Wrist) Fractures: Surgery or Cast
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  • Location of Fracture Determines Deformity in Wrist
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  • Easing Pressure on Hand Bone in People with Kienbock's Disease Appears Effective for Some Patients
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  • Update on Treatment for Wrist Fractures
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  • Two Case Studies of Patients with Flexor Tendon Injury Following Locked Volar Plating
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  • Difficulty Diagnosing Wrist Dorsal Radiocarpal Ligament Tears
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  • Comparing Open Versus Arthroscopic Surgery for Wrist Ganglion
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  • Long-Term Follow-Up After Wrist Surgery for Kienböck's Disease
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  • Wrist Motion and Wrist Function: Are They Directly Related?
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  • No Benefit Found from Operative Treatment of Acute Scaphoid Fracture
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  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Perilunate Dislocations
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  • Radial Shortening for Kienbock Disease Effective for Most Patients
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  • Arthroscopic Surgery for Dorsal Wrist Impingement
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  • Treatment of Wrist Deformity Caused by Advanced Rheumatoid Arthritis
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  • Surgery for Kienböck's Disease Still a Mystery
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  • All-Inside Arthroscopic Techniques May Improve Treatment of Wrist Pain
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  • Treatment of Avascular Necrosis of the Carpal Bones Continues to Evolve
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  • New Information About Gout Affecting the Wrist
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  • Review of Surgery Versus Casting for Acute Scaphoid Fractures
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  • Surgery or Casting for Acute Nondisplaced Scaphoid Waist Fracture?
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  • The Value of Arthroscopic Surgery for Septic Wrist Arthritis
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  • Treatment for Wrist Fractures in Older Adults
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  • No Surgical Treatment Best for Kienbock's Disease
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  • New Treatment Option for Wrist Instability
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  • What's the Evidence Behind Treatment of a Septic Wrist?
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  • A Surgeon's Look at Wrist Arthritis
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  • Patients Satisfied After Total Wrist Replacement
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  • Advice From a Hand Surgeon on Wrist Fractures
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  • Finding New Ways to Treat Kienböck Disease of the Wrist
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  • New Information on How Cutting the Nerves in the Wrist Affects Motion
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  • Ulnar Styloid Impaction Syndrome
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  • Easier Way to Repair Triangular Fibrocartilage Tears in the Wrist
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  • Complete Review of Scapholunate (Wrist) Instability
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  • Case Series of Wrist TFCC Repair
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  • Best Way to Treat Madelung Deformity
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