Hand and Wrist Institute Adds New Informative Videos to their Website to Increase Education

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To help in decision-making and to educate about the intricacies of the anatomy of the hand and wrist, the Hand & Wrist Institute at D.I.S.C. features an interactive patient education tool called, "Where Does It Hurt?" on its website. The tool is for information and educational purposes only and is not a means for self-diagnosis, nor is it a substitute for a physician or professional advice specific to your particular condition.

Dr. John Knight

Because of repetitive motions of the hand and wrists, carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common injuries affecting the hands and wrists.

As an official medical services provider of the United States Olympics Team, the Hand & Wrist Institute has seen its share of sports injuries related to the hands, wrists and upper extremities of the body. However, athletes aren't the only ones who can benefit from the expert services of the Hand & Wrist Institute. Pain, numbness or tingling, hand and wrist tumors, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve injuries, nail infections, fractures, hand rejuvenation, ganglion cyst, carpal tunnel syndrome or golf elbow are just a few of the reasons to seek the services of the Hand & Wrist Institute. With more than 20 years of experience as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. John Knight is a highly regarded hand specialist who is adept at performing hand surgeries or recommending non-surgical treatment options, where appropriate.

Because of repetitive motions of the hand and wrists, carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common injuries affecting the hands and wrists. The Hands & Wrist Institute offers Stitchless Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release (ECTR), a 10-minute surgical procedure with minimal scarring and pain that helps you get back to normal within 48 hours. The Hand & Wrist Institute also provides minimally invasive advanced wrist arthroscopy to treat ligament and cartilage injuries. This procedure requires only two small incisions, which makes for minimal scarring and a quick recovery time. Visit the Hand & Wrist Institute if you need the services of a carpal tunnel surgeon. Other surgical services provided include: arthritis surgery, elbow arthroscopy, replantation, hand joint replacement and reconstructive surgery of the elbows, hands and wrists.

Instead of hassling through traffic to sit in a waiting room, schedule a 20-to-45 minute virtual medical consultation with Dr. Knight to discuss treatment options or to get a second opinion. During the phone or Skype call, from the comfort of your home or office, Dr. Knight will get acquainted with you, discuss basic treatment options, and gather additional patient information.

Administrative and surgical offices for the Hand & Wrist Institute are located in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Fernando Valley. Technology enables Dr. Knight and new clients to have an initial meeting via a virtual medical consultation, so that no matter where you are in the world, you can have access to the premium care of the Hand & Wrist Institute.

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