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 torn ulnar collateral ligament ligament three days … Read More

Drew Brees’ Hand Injury

Drew Brees' Hand Injury

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is expected to miss significant playing time after suffering ligament damage to the thumb on his throwing hand. Determining the exact nature of his injury will go a long way toward understanding how long he’ll be sidelined. In today’s blog post, we will discuss Drew Brees’ hand injury, his surgical options, and the factors … Read More

Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

carpal tunnel

The carpal tunnel is a rigid tunnel of bone in the wrist through which a nerve and tendons, critical to hand function, must pass. In today’s blog post, Dr. Donnelly explains how carpal tunnel condition can develop in this tight space.

Carpenter Hand Pain

Carpenter Hand Pain

In today’s blog post I discuss hand pain experienced by carpenters, craftsmen and others who work with their hands and heavy, vibrating power tools.

Wide Awake Hand Surgery

When a patient requires anesthesia and a tourniquet for a procedure, the inconvenience, discomfort and risk factors dramatically increase. Today’s post discusses WALANT – Wide Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet surgery.