We Take Our Hands for Granted
When going about our daily routine, we use our hands for just about every activity that we do. Whether it is cooking a meal, playing sports, or writing an essay our hands are utilized in a myriad of ways for our daily activities. It may be due to this constant use of our hands, but we seldom acknowledge the importance of their healthy function. We do, however, become cognizant of the delicate nature of our hands’ function when they have been injured. If this is the situation in which you find yourself, look no further than the Hand and Wrist Institute for relief. We have conveniently located offices in Orange County or Beverly Hills to treat out Torrance patients.
Common Ailments and Injuries
Carpal tunnel syndrome treatment accounts for almost half a million corrective surgeries a year in the United States alone. Not only is it the fastest growing occupational illness in the United States, it’s also the number one cause of productive days lost due to work-related injuries. Wrist movements inside a normal range of motion considerably affect the width and shape of the carpal tunnel walls, and an unhealthy level of compression on the median nerve can result even from repeated non-intensive hand/wrist activities such as typing. When pain and discomfort begin to accompany seemingly everyday tasks, a diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome is sure to follow. Dr. Knight offers the medical field’s leading innovative treatment with the minimally invasive Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release surgery, a procedure that requires only ten minutes, a short 48-hour recovery, minimal scarring and pain, and same-day release from the hospital. Dr. Knight makes use of the most cutting-edge methods in Advanced Wrist Arthroscopy, which allows him to visualize the injury directly and make the correct diagnosis 100% of the time. This crucial first step allows for the best treatment plan possible for your unique affliction and exemplifies truly personalized health care. Other services include any number of treatments for the hand or wrist including, but not limited to, hand fractures, Colles fracture, tennis elbow, and all kinds of sports injuries.
Address:8929 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 320
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Driving Time from Torrance:31 minutes
Why Dr. Knight?
As you can read above, carpal tunnel treatment is only one of Dr. John T. Knight’s many areas of expertise with regard to the rehabilitation of hand function. He received his fellowship in treatment of the Hand and Upper Extremity from the Joseph H. Boyes program at the University of Southern California, following his reception of a medical degree as an Outstanding Student from Louisiana State University’s School of Medicine at Shreveport. As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Knight has performed over 15,000 procedures in over 20 years of medical practice, specializing in the treatment of the hand, wrist, and upper extremities.
A short drive from Torrance, our state of the art medical facility in Beverly Hills boasts a cutting edge facility specializing in endoscopy and multimedia visualization technology. The health of your hands and the speedy return to your daily liveliness depends on it.