Read success stories about patients whose lives have been changed by Hand and Reconstructive Surgeons and Associates.
Samantha, 9, is back in the saddle again. A fall from her horse left her with a broken wrist. Surgery was performed to realign the bones for optimal healing and function potential.
Steve, 33, is training the next Superman. Steve was having trouble lifting his four- month old baby boy due to tendonitis of the wrist. He was helped by splinting, therapy, and cortisone injection.
Mary, 62, lives to pick her garden masterpieces. Mary was having trouble both napping and gardening because of numbness in her right hand. Her symptoms were relieved by carpal tunnel release surgery.
Brian, 41, is ready again for ski season. A fall while skiing tore one of his thumb ligaments. He was splinted in Colorado and had the ligament repaired surgically at home in Dayton, Ohio.
Justin, 11, never misses a beat. The pain from tendonitis kept Justin away from the piano. Splinting, therapy, and new posture at the piano got him back playing quickly.
Claire, 17, is ready for March Madness. A basketball injury left Claire unable to straighten the fingertip secondary to an extensor tendon injury. She was treated with splinting to allow the tendon to heal.
Jake, 37, relies on his confident handshake. A subepidermal abscess was an unsightly way to greet business prospects. Draining of the abscess and antibiotics got him back shaking hands the next day.
Margaret, 74, is always keeping people in stitches. Margaret’s index finger arthritis was preventing her from knitting. Surgery to fuse the tip of her finger enabled her to resume her hobby.