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Wrist Injuries Diagnosed

A new finding at Mayo Clinic could help thousands get relief from annoying and sometimes debilitating wrist pain. Researchers led by Richard Berger, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon, have identified a type of ligament injury that has been overlooked until now. Plus, they've developed an operation to fix it. To listen [...]

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"The problem wasn't in Juan Martin's head ... it was in his wrist."

The 2009 U.S. Open tennis champ Juan Martin del Potro is making another run for the championship ... seeded sixth in this year's U.S. Open. Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon Richard Berger, M.D., Ph.D., helped the Argentinian tennis star overcome a debilitating wrist injury suffered after del Potro won the 2009 U.S. Open. Read more in [...]

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New Route to the Heart through Your Wrist (pkg)

Every year thousands of people have cardiac catheterizations, or angioplasties — a diagnostic test of blood flow to the heart — where a doctor threads a catheter to the heart arteries to look for blockages and other issues. Now cardiologists at Mayo Clinic are performing this critically useful test by [...]

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Traveling to the Heart through the Wrist: Radial Artery Catheterization

Interventional cardiologist at Mayo Clinic in Florida, Michael Levy, M.D., says, “Patients who have radial artery catheterization — reaching the heart through the wrist — don’t even have to get undressed for the procedure. The access site is in a small artery that heals up well, patients recover quickly and [...]

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Get A Grip On Golf Pain (pkg.)

According to the National Golf Foundation, more than 28 million Americans love to hit the links. However, after a day on the course, some may wonder if the links are hitting back. Wrist and hand injuries for golfers are common. Why? And what can you do about them? Here’s Dennis [...]

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Get A Grip On Golf Pain (pkg.)

According to the National Golf Foundation, more than 28 million Americans love to hit the links. However, after a day on the course, some may wonder if the links are hitting back. Wrist and hand injuries for golfers are common. Why? And what can you do about them? Here’s Dennis Douda for Medical [...]

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Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Dr. Peter Murray, a hand and microvascular surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Florida, explains the fairly common condition called carpal tunnel syndrome discusses the symptoms, causes, and non-surgical as well as surgical treatments of carpal tunnel syndrome.Dr. Peter Murray, a hand and microvascular surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Florida, explains the fairly common condition [...]

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