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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 ...

Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Announces Dr. Robert Pettit to Lead New Fort Thomas Location

FORT THOMAS, KY – Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine as announced that Dr. Robert Pettit - a highly skilled, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports-related injuries - will lead Beacon's Fort Thomas location, which is scheduled to open in late February. Pettit is a ...

Beacon expands physician options in Batesville and Lawrenceburg

Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is expanding its physician presence in the southeastern Indiana communities of Lawrenceburg and Batesville. The expansion includes a total of eight physicians between the two offices, with four physicians visiting Batesville and five physicians holding clinic ...

Cincinnati Magazine Top Doctors 2022

Each year, physicians are selected by their peers in a survey, asking them which physicians they would turn to for their own personal care. Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is proud to have 49 doctors listed on the latest Cincinnati Magazine’s Top Docs List of 2022. We are very proud of all ...

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 ...

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 & ...

It's All in the Wrist: What You Should Know About Wrist Injuries

Written by Dr. Michael Wigton, Hand & Wrist Specialist at Beacon Orthopaedics   Injuries and fractures of the wrist are very common among patients of all ages and activity levels.  Wrist ailments come in all varieties, some can be obvious and seen and treated immediately such as a radius ...

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, ...

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