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Jersey Finger

August 5th, 2019 by

What is Jersey Finger? Jersey Finger occurs when one of the tendons that connects to the tip of our fingers is pulled off from the bone. This happens when our fingertip is overextended. In some injuries, the tendon is only partially ruptured, but in other cases the tendon can be completely separated from the bone. What … Continue reading “Jersey Finger”

Ganglion Cyst

August 5th, 2019 by

What is a Ganglion Cyst? A Ganglion Cyst is a benign cyst that commonly occurs in the front or back area of the wrist. It is a swelling on top of a joint or tendon. They can be painful and present as a large bump. What causes a Ganglion Cyst? The cause of Ganglion Cysts … Continue reading “Ganglion Cyst”

Finger Fracture

August 5th, 2019 by

What is a Finger Fracture? A Finger Fracture usually occurs as a result of an injury to the hand. Each finger has three phalanges, with the exception of the thumb which has two. Fractures most commonly occur in one of these phalanges or in the joint that connects the flanges. What causes a Finger Fracture? … Continue reading “Finger Fracture”

Dupuytren’s Contracture

August 5th, 2019 by

What is Dupuytren’s Contracture? Dupuytren’s Contracture is most often a genetic condition that presents in the palm of your hand. In this condition, nodules or cords of tissue appear in this area and can cause a contracture of the fingers. Sometimes, a knot may appear without a contracture, but usually there is little pain. Typically … Continue reading “Dupuytren’s Contracture”


August 5th, 2019 by

What is DeQuervain’s? DeQuervain’s usually occurs on the same side of your wrist as your thumb. Our tendons in this area are covered by a sheath as they slide in and out during motion. However, because of repetitive motion, our tendon sheath can sometimes become inflamed and restrict the movement of the tendons below, causing … Continue reading “DeQuervain”

Forearm Fracture

August 1st, 2019 by

What is a Forearm Fracture? A Forearm Fracture occurs when trauma or overuse of the bone create a hairline or more severe fracture. Any bone in the arm can be affected by a fracture, but most commonly this occurs in the large bones of the forearm. Whether your son or daughter has experienced a fracture … Continue reading “Forearm Fracture”

Dr. Thomas Kovack now offers STRYKER’S MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted Knee Replacement

March 25th, 2019 by

MARCH 20, 2019 DUBLIN, OHIO – Dr. Thomas J Kovack is the first orthopedic surgeon at Dublin Methodist Hospital to offer Stryker’s Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Total and Partial Knee replacement procedures. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery is transforming the way joint replacement procedures are performed. Robotic-arm assisted surgery is a new approach to … Continue reading “Dr. Thomas Kovack now offers STRYKER’S MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted Knee Replacement”

Welcome Joseph F. Wilcox, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

November 1st, 2018 by

Dr. Joseph F. Wilcox has officially joined the practice here at Hand and Microsurgery Associates, Inc. Dr. Joseph F. Wilcox is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship-trained in sports medicine. With extensive training in operative and non-operative orthopedic treatments, he treats most sports related conditions including injuries and disorders of the knee and shoulder. He has a strong … Continue reading “Welcome Joseph F. Wilcox, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon”


September 11th, 2018 by

Common HAND INJURIES, Prevention & Treatment There are so many things that we do with our hands that we take for granted until we experience a hand injury or condition that disrupts our daily activities.  Sprains, fractures or arthritis are common.  Numbness, tingling or weakness in your hand can also be symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) which is … Continue reading “HAND INJURIES”

Common Golf Injuries

August 15th, 2018 by

GOLF season is in full swing and golf injuries are common. With nearly 28 million golfers in the U.S., injuries are a common occurrence for golfers of all skill levels.  Golf injuries commonly occur to the hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders. The golf swing is a complex, coordinated series of motions.  Golf injuries can result from poor … Continue reading “Common Golf Injuries”

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