Archive: Jul 2013
Carpal tunnel released... now what? The Mid-levels (Nurse practitioners and Physicians Assistants at Kansas City Bone & Joint have combined efforts to give the top ten “need to know tips” after carpal tunnel surgery. (more…)
Carpal tunnel release is typically performed outpatient (meaning you go home the same day) under local anesthesia. During surgery, a cut is made in your palm. The transverse carpal ligament at the carpal tunnel is divided. This increases the size of the tunnel and decreases pressure on the nerve. (more…)
KCBJ Kares met on Sunday morning, July 14th to participate in the Jingle in July 5K run walk to benefit the Arthritis Foundation.(more…)
You have been diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Now what do you do? There are several non-operative treatments that can be considered before pursuing a surgical option. Your surgeon will discuss what is specifically right for you.
Non-operative optionsSymptoms may be relieved without the need for surgery (more…)
In May of 2013, Dr. Atul Patel co-authored two articles in the Journal of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The first article, Electromyography and Anticouagulation, was written with Dr. Andrea Boon, MD from the Mayo Clinic and Dr. J.T. Gertken, who completed his fellowship at KCBJ (more…)