Hand and Wrist Institute Now Offers Online Second Medical Opinion

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Patients with wrist or hand problems can now get an online second medical opinion from The Hand and Wrist Institute, a medical facility that treats conditions affecting the arms, wrists, hands, fingers, elbows and the tendons.

Dr. John Knight

When patients go to Dr. Knight for second opinions, they can feel confident that the surgeon, who has more than 20 years of experience in his field, will give them detailed diagnoses in which they can feel confident.

Sometimes patients don't feel that they have gotten the right diagnosis on their hand or wrist problems, especially when they visit doctors that don't specialize in treating this portion of the body. Patients with wrist or hand problems can now get an online second medical opinion from The Hand and Wrist Institute, a medical facility that treats conditions affecting the arms, wrists, hands, fingers, elbows and the tendons. When individuals get second medical opinions from the institute, they don't have to travel all the way to Los Angeles because the facility's highly-qualified orthopedic surgeon can provide a medical second opinion over the phone or through Skype. You can read more about the service here - http://www.handandwristinstitute.com/second-opinion-hand-wrist-doctor/

When patients go to Dr. John Knight, the institute's board qualified surgeon, for second opinions, they can expect a professional diagnoses on their conditions. During the consultations, Dr. Knight asks detailed questions about patients' symptoms and prior diagnosis to make a determination as to whether their initial diagnoses were correct. Once he has given a second opinion, he recommends a wide variety of treatment options, including minimally-invasive treatments for the hands, wrists and elbows. When people get second opinions using the social media tool or a telephone conversation, they don't have to take time out of their busy schedules to drive 20, 50 or more miles to Los Angeles for second opinions.

The online second opinion offered through the Hand and Wrist Institute serves a similar purpose as an in-person secondary diagnosis. Through the diagnosis, patients get find out if their initial diagnoses were correct. Sometimes diagnosis hand and wrist issues can be difficult to diagnose, especially for doctors that don't work with people with upper extremity injuries and issues on a regular basis. When patients go to Dr. Knight for second opinions, they can feel confident that the surgeon, who has more than 20 years of experience in his field, will give them detailed diagnoses in which they can feel confident.

The professional medical staff at the Hand and Wrist Institute diagnose and treat a range of conditions, including arm and forearm fractures, rheumatoid arthritis, carpel tunnel syndrome, golfer's and tennis elbow, herniated disks, ganglion cysts and sports-related injuries. After getting a second opinion from the institute, patients can see Dr. Knight for surgical or non-surgical treatments.

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