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Mallet Finger

Mallet Finger

Mallet finger is an injury to the end of the finger that causes it to bend inwards toward the palm. The end of the finger can’t be straightened because the tendon connecting the muscle to the finger bone is stretched or torn. People with mallet fingers may delay seeking medical attention—even though they are in […]

Talus Fracture

Talus Fracture

There can be many different broken bones in your foot, but a talus fracture is a broken bone in your ankle. A talus fracture is a high-impact injury and can be very severe. It can result in a loss of motion and function of your ankle and foot joints. This can affect your ability to […]

MCL Treatment, sprained and torn MCLs

Sprained and torn MCLs are Common Ski Injuries: What you should know about MCL Treatment

Sprained or torn MCL injuries are among the most common ski injuries. The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is located on the inside of your knee and can be sprained or torn when pressure or hard contact stretches the ligament. If you experience a knee injury while skiing – whether it’s your MCL or something else […]

Rob Kawasaki, MD

Robert Kawasaki, MD

Wrist Joint Pain

Experiencing Wrist Joint Pain

We rely on our hands and wrists for so many essential daily tasks. But if you have wrist joint pain, those tasks may feel much more difficult. There are many causes of – and treatments for – wrist pain, and it’s a good idea to see a hand and wrist specialist who can examine, diagnose, […]