Rena Keffer

Rena Keffer

My horse made a wrong step and the next thing I knew I was lying on the ground. Because of my doctor’s expertise, I am still doing two things that are very important to me…

The Mechanics Behind Trigger Finger

The Mechanics Behind Trigger Finger

Trigger finger, or “stenosing tenosynovitis” can often occur without experiencing a single injury. The causes of this condition are not well known, but symptoms may begin after exhausting your hand by pinching or grasping for an extensive period of time.

What To Expect After Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

What To Expect After Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery

  If you are preparing to undergo carpal tunnel release surgery, you may be wondering what to expect in the coming weeks and in the months post-surgery. The outcomes of open surgery and endoscopic surgery are similar, and for patients who are eligible to...
Wide-Awake Anesthesia

Wide-Awake Anesthesia

Recently, the medical community has seen an increase in the use of wide-awake local anesthesia for hand and wrist surgery procedures. Wide-awake local anesthesia is surgery performed with only local anesthesia, avoiding the use of general anesthesia.

Common Climbing Injuries

Common Climbing Injuries

While there is a risk of traumatic injury for rock climbers, they are more likely to experience overuse injuries to the hand, wrist, shoulder, or elbow.