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You’ve Been Diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel. Now What?

If you think you think you could have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, you’re not alone. It’s one of the most common nerve disorders today. Answering ‘yes’ to one or more of the following questions means there’s a good chance you could have it, and you should contact a Beacon hand specialist for further evaluation. Are you ...More >

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3 Common Hand Conditions & How to Tell them Apart: Hand Arthritis, Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

DID YOU KNOW? The origin of modern-day hand surgery is directly rooted in the casualties of WWII? Soldiers with severely wounded hands were in dire need of specialists. This unprecedented demand demonstrated the significance of specialty care and “was probably one of the most remarkable advances in surgery during World ...More >

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

I see patients almost daily with hand pain and numbness. Often they come in wondering if they have carpal tunnel syndrome. So, I thought I would share with you some information about carpal tunnel syndrome and how it is treated. First of all, carpal tunnel syndrome refers to compression of the median nerve where it ent ...More >

Physical Therapy Misconceptions

If you need to rehabilitate an injury or recover from surgery, you expect physical therapy to be in your treatment mix. And you might have some very specific ideas about how that part of recovery is going to go. This article explores what physical therapy is and isn't as well as all the ways it can be used for pain man ...More >

Landmark Care Close at Hand: Introducing Clifton Hand Surgery Center

In the 2016 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, hand & wrist injuries were second only to back injuries. At Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, we understand the importance of getting quality care for your hand or wrist ailment. That's why we've added seven new fellowship-trained hand & wrist physicians t ...More >

Hand Pain & Smartphones: When Your Phone Isn’t Doing Your Body Good

Did you know the average American spends 5 hours a day on a mobile device? That can lead to issues like trigger finger, texting thumb, carpal tunnel syndrome, and more. There isn’t a day that goes by that most Americans aren’t on their smartphones. What don’t they do for us? They’re our watch, camera, alarm and GPS. ...More >

Lockdown Have Your Back Locked Up?

Between quarantine and shorter winter days, we’re all moving less. In this blog post, we explore how that’s affecting your body. It's been nearly a year since our world changed. Many of us were suddenly forced to work from home, give up the gym and fitness classes, and now colder, winter days have us huddled up at h ...More >

Orthopaedic Surgeon FAQs

What is an orthopaedic surgeon? An orthopaedic surgeon is a doctor who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and disorders. They are dedicated to keeping bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles healthy and functioning properly. An orthopaedic surgeon will almost alw ...More >

Sam B. H. Koo, M.D.

Comprehensive Hand and Wrist Care That Puts You First. It is my goal to ensure that each patient has the best experience possible.  This means extensive availability, short wait times, and answers to all of your questions.  I want to help you achieve your goals and return to the lifestyle you want. .bb_brand-butt ...More >

Cervical Spine Radiculopathy

Neck pain with radiation down the right or left arm is known as Cervical Radiculopathy or what people consider a “pinched nerve”.  This can result in pain in the neck travelling down the shoulder, shoulder blade, arms, and hands resulting in pain, weakness, as well as numbness and/or tingling depending on how severe an ...More >

Nicole Goddard, DO

Nationally Recognized Orthopaedic Care Close to Home. Dr. Nicole Goddard offers nonsurgical treatment options at Beacon's Wilmington and Summit Woods locations.  She believes in a holistic approach to patient care and accentuating the body's natural healing processes. .bb_brand-button5e41798999fbb { color: #fff ...More >


Our PhysiciansDavid B. Argo, M.D. Back To My ProfileSee All Physicians South Dearborn Receives New Medical Equipment Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and Dearborn County Hospital provide athletic training and medical director services to South Dearborn High School.  Dr. David Arg ...More >


What is tennis elbow? Lateral epicondylitis, commonly known as tennis elbow, is inflammation of the tendon that connects the muscles of the forearm, wrist, and hand to the upper arm at the elbow. The tendon on the bony outside (lateral) part of the elbow (the epicondyle) is most often irritated by overuse during physi ...More >

Brennaman Thanks Dr. Mohab Foad

It's a rare week when I don't see a Reds game in person but Marty and I did watch or listen to just about every pitch.  Unfortunately, we didn't miss much except what seems to be new ways to lose a game.  From a fielding error by the pitcher to a grand slam with 2 outs in the 7th, the Reds haven't been much fun to ...More >

Pre-Operative Packets

Pre-Operative Packets: Below you will find a list of Pre-Operative Packets for some of the common procedures performed by Dr. Robert Rolf. He specializes in elbow, hand, wrist, shoulder, knee, total joint replacements, and sports medicine. The pre-operative packets detail what to expect during and after common surgeri ...More >

Mohab Foad, M.D.

I grew up in a medical family in Cincinnati, always knowing that I wanted to follow the example set by my parents; caring for others as if they were family. My parents named me after an uncle who was paralyzed in a diving accident as a child. He inspired me to study orthopaedics so that I could help patients remain fun ...More >