Section I: Fractures of the Hand and Wrist
Section II: Ligament Injuries of the Hand and Wrist
Section III: Tendon and Nerve Injuries of the Hand and Wrist
Section IV: Special Populations and Rehabilitation
This book comprehensively reviews soft tissue, bone, ligament, and nerve injury of the hand and wrist unique to baseball.
Organized into three sections, the book begins with a discussion on fractures of the hand and wrist, including the distal radius, scaphoid, and phalanges. Following this, section two examines ligament injuries from the wrist to the thumb. Section three then concludes the book with an analysis of tendon and nerve injuries. Chapters include high-quality images and tables to supplement expertly written text.
Unique and thorough, Hand and Wrist Injuries in Baseball is an invaluable resource for orthopedics surgeons and sports medicine specialists, as well as primary care physicians, emergency room physicians, pediatricians, athletic trainers, and therapists.
Gary M. Lourie, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedics, Emory University School of Medicine, The Hand and Upper Extremity Center of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, USA
Dr. Lourie is the Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon for the Atlanta Braves MLB franchise.