As we gear up for the upcoming holiday weekend, I wanted to take a moment to share a few thoughts about avoidable holiday hand injuries.
What is involved in Drew Brees’ Hand Therapy?Drew Brees is well into the rehab process after injuring his throwing thumb in the New Orleans Saints’ Sept. 15 game against the Los Angeles Rams. In today’s post, we will share opinions based on an assumption of care. We are not actively involved in Drew’s treatments. He had surgery to repair a … Read More
With basketball season in full swing and nicer temperatures outside, it’s the perfect time to get on the courts and shoot some hoops. But whether you’re an amateur or a professional, there’s nothing like a basketball elbow injury to slow down your game. Although hand and upper extremity injuries are common on the basketball court, for many players, like Lebron … Read More
Basal Joint Arthritis Symptoms and Treatment Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if your mom has chronic hand pain or has struggled to open a jar of food, she may have the early warning signs of a serious condition. There are several hand conditions that primarily affect women. One such condition that Dr. Donnelly sees quite often is … Read More
Preventing Golfer’s Elbow This SpringSpring is finally here, and that means it’s time for the Zurich Classic. If New Orleans’ premier golfing event inspires you to dust off your clubs and head out to the driving range, you may be concerned about aggravating your elbow. In today’s post, we’ll be discussing how you can tune up your golf game without … Read More
Tennis Elbow – Not Only a Tennis InjuryDid you know fewer than 5 percent of patients treating tennis elbow actually play tennis? Tennis elbow is also known as lateral epicondylitis. In tennis players, it occurs when the player flexes their forearm muscles—which creates pressure on the lateral (outside) and medial (inside) portion of the elbow—throughout their swing. When they hit … Read More