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Center for Orthopaedic Doctors Perform Innovative Foot-to-Hand Nerve GraftThey may be specialists in different extremities, but Dr. Andrew Foret and Dr. Tyson Green with the Center for Orthopaedics, an affiliate of Imperial Health, worked as a team to restore sensory function for a patient whose hand was badly injured in an industrial accident.
Dr. Andrew Foretís Work Published in National Journal

An article co-written by Dr. Andrew Foret, hand surgeon with Center for Orthopaedics, was published in the March, 2012 issue of the Journal of Hand Surgery, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. 

Dr. Foret First in State to Use New Device for Thumb Fusion

The opposable thumb is one of the unique characteristics that set humans apart from most other species, and it is generally considered the most critical digit in the hand. From holding a fork and grasping a hand, to texting, typing or signaling approval with a "thumbs up,Ē itís difficult to imagine using your hands effectively without a thumb. Thatís why the pain and functional limitations that result from arthritis in the thumb joint are so debilitating.

Dupuytrenís Disease Can Affect Hand MobilityOur hands are such an integral part of everyday life that itís hard to imagine a passing hour without having full use of them, whether itís shaking someoneís hand or picking up a pencil to write a note. There are numerous health conditions that threaten the mobility of our hands and fingers; among them is a lesser known condition known as Dupuytrenís disease.
Letting Go of Carpal Tunnel SyndromeCarpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common causes of wrist and hand pain.



 

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