Blog Archive

Common Golf Injuries Aug 15th, 2018

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...

Fireworks Safety Tips Jun 26th, 2018

Fireworks Safety Tips Click the photo for Fireworks Safety Tips

Hand, Wrist and Arm Golf Injuries Mar 29th, 2018

Hand, Wrist and Arm Golf Injuries Finally, spring has arrived and golf season is upon us! What an exhilarating sport that keeps us lovers of the game coming back weekend after weekend. I began playing regularly during weekends in medical school in Cincinnati and that’s when my love for the...

Winter Activity Injuries: Surgical & Non-Surgical Treatment in Columbus, OH Jan 31st, 2018

Now that Ohio winter is at its peak, it’s a great time to highlight potential injuries that can often happen on the slopes. Whether you are skiing, snowboarding, or tubing, the slopes can be incredibly fun for all ages. However, no matter your level of ability and experience, injuries can...

Hand and Wrist Injuries Due to Trampolines Jan 22nd, 2018

Hand and Wrist Injuries Due to Trampolines With the cold weather in full swing, many parents turn to indoor activities to keep young children occupied. Indoor trampolines and recreational trampoline parks are rising in popularity, and sales of trampolines continue to grow. With proper use and supervision, trampolines can be...

Q&A with Dr. Paul Cook: Getting the Best Care at the Best Cost Dec 29th, 2017

Dr. Paul Cook: Getting the Best Care at the Best Cost Over the past several years, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in the cost of healthcare. With insurance deductibles and co-pays on the rise and co-insurance shrinking every year, our personal healthcare expenses have never been higher. Patients often feel...

Hand & Micro in Columbus: Snow Blower Safety Tips Dec 4th, 2017

Hand & Micro in Columbus: Snow Blower Safety Tips Snow blowers save time and energy when it comes to the hassle of removing snow, but these convenient machines can also cause serious injuries if used improperly. See below for a few tips on how to avoid snow blower injuries, along with...

Pregnancy and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Treatment in Columbus, OH Nov 7th, 2017

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common nerve condition that many people experience at some point in their life.  Symptoms occur when the median nerve becomes subject to increased pressure within the confines of a tunnel formed by the wrist bones and roofed by a thick ligament.  Numbness and tingling...

Hospital Healthcare Services in Columbus: What to Do? Oct 17th, 2017

In today’s healthcare environment, we all need to think ahead, not just about the cost of care and the quality of care (or lack thereof), but who is directing our care once we enter the hospital. Who do you want to be your advocate? You or your family, or someone...

Sports Injury: The Thumb Sep 7th, 2017

Thumb Injury Treatment in Columbus, OH The most important part of our arms must be our thumbs. Providing over 50% of total hand function, they play a crucial role in sport regardless of age or ability level.  Whether a student-athlete working to get better at lacrosse, the weekend warrior trying...

How do you Pick a Doctor? Aug 29th, 2017

How do you Pick a Doctor in Columbus, OH?As a health care consumer, it is important to understand who is guiding you, the patient, how to consume or utilize health care resources. It all begins with post-graduate training or medical school. Medical School in where the student receives his/her medical degree, either...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Aug 2nd, 2017

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Treatment in Columbus, OH Have you ever experienced pins and needles in your fingers? Has this awakened you at nighttime? In medical terms, you have experienced nocturnal paresthesia caused by pinching or compression a major nerve at your wrist: the median nerve. The common term or diagnosis is...

Sports Medicine: Shoulder Injuries Aug 2nd, 2017

Shoulder Injury Treatment in Columbus Warm weather is here! Along with that comes increased activities outside. This may include basketball, tennis, golf or baseball to name a few. It’s also a time when shoulder injuries could happen. You can do your part with conditioning your body to help prevent an injury. This...

Can I Have Tennis Elbow if I Don’t Play Tennis? Aug 2nd, 2017

Elbow Injuries in Columbus At some time in your life you may experience elbow pain. The most common cause of lateral elbow pain is lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow. It commonly occurs after the age of 35 and occurs in both men and women. The outside of your elbow or lateral side is the focus or tenderness....

Simple Safety Rules for 4th of July Jun 16th, 2017

How to Stay Safe this 4th of July One of the best holidays is soon upon us: July 4th. Get ready for outside activities, parties and BBQ. While you enjoy the festivities, you will probably also see or personally enjoy fireworks or pyrotechnics. These beautiful explosions can also be dangerous....