Our Stitchless Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release (ECTR) surgery is the hallmark of our program. It's a minimally invasive, 10-minute procedure done with local anesthetic. The scarring and pain is minimal because the incision is only one centimeter long. You'll leave the same day with no restrictions after 48 hours.Read more
The Hand and Wrist Institute at is the nation's foremost outpatient treatment and surgical center for ailments of the wrist, hand and upper extremities. Board-certified, orthopedic surgeon Dr. John T. Knight has worked for more than 20 years to bring an active lifestyle back to his patients. While most patients at The Hand and Wrist Institute benefit from conservative, non-surgical treatments, those requiring surgery feel comfortable and relaxed in our state-of-the-art surgical center.
All surgeries are performed on an outpatient basis and The Hand and Wrist Institute uses the most advanced technology and research from a minimally invasive standpoint. The advanced endoscopic and arthroscopic capabilities at The Hand and Wrist Institute allows for a quicker and less painful recovery. The Stitchless Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release and wrist arthroscopy procedures done at The Hand and Wrist Institute are known throughout the country for the minimal scarring and drastically reduced trauma to the surrounding tissue that is often associated with the "open approach". The procedures performed at The Hand and Wrist Institute provides immediate relief so patients can restore function and return to an active lifestyle.
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The Hand and Wrist Institute offers a treatment for virtually every wrist, hand and arm ailment imaginable. Browse our Services section for information on the treatments we offer, including our minimally-invasive surgical procedures.See All >
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Wrist arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive procedure that is recommended for a variety of wrist ailments and injuries. Scars are a thing of the past with this state of the art technique. Wrist arthroscopy is the future and we are experts in the technique.Read more
Lateral epicondylitis, more commonly known as tennis elbow, occurs when a small tear is present in the common extensor origin. Whether from occupation or sports, repeated stress can produce tears in the tendon.Read more
New - Dr. Knight was recently on The Doctor's TV to discuss a common arthroscopic wrist procedure - TFC Debridement. See video
New - Dr. Knight appeared on the show to review a successful patient case of ECTR or Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release. See video
Doctor Knight from The Hand and Wrist Institute appeared on a recent episode of The Doctors TV show to discuss joint replacement surgery and Arthritis pain in the hand. The episode aired 3/29/11 and you can view more images and videos here. click here.