Blog, Updates and Events

Broken a Fall with Your Hand? How to Prevent a FOOSH Injury

You’ve broken a fall by sustaining a lot of the impact with your hand. This injury is so common it has an acronym: a FOOSH (fall onto outstretched hand) injury. Learn how to prevent these kinds of injuries that can impact your work, home, and social life.

May 1st, 2022
How Esports Can Impact Your Hands and Wrists

You’re an esports player. Have you noticed pain in your hands and/or wrists? Esports can cause these injuries. Learn about the impact on your hands and wrists caused by esports and effective treatments if you’re injured.

Apr 1st, 2022
I‘ve Injured My Rotator Cuff; Now What?

You’ve had shoulder pain for a while. It’s getting difficult to raise your arm to put on your clothes. It’s a rotator cuff injury. What is the most effective treatment?

Jan 3rd, 2022
Why is My Hand Numb?

You depend on your hands to accomplish daily tasks, but lately you’ve experienced numbness in part of a hand, which is disconcerting and disabling. It’s time to see a specialist.

Dec 13th, 2021
Treating Dupuytren’s Contracture: Know Your Options

Your hand hurts, and you have trouble stretching out your fingers, making it difficult to accomplish many household tasks. You may have a condition called Dupuytren’s contracture. Learn about your treatment options.

Nov 15th, 2021
How Do I Treat Tennis Elbow?

Elbow pain can be disabling. If you’re having discomfort in your elbow, you may also be experiencing difficulty in everyday movements that require its use — for example, brushing your teeth. You may have tennis elbow.

Oct 20th, 2021
GHSE Hosts Hand2Hand Atlanta 2019

On November 9, 2019, Georgia Hand, Shoulder & Elbow will be hosting a day of surgery at Georgia Surgical Center on Peachtree located at 2061 Peachtree Road in Atlanta.

Oct 1st, 2019
What You Can Do to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do your wrists hurt after you’ve been on the computer most of the day? You could be at risk for carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful condition that results from repetitive motion of your hands and wrists. Learn about proven ways to prevent this ailment.

Nov 9th, 2018
5 Tips to Speed Your Recovery from Rotator Cuff Surgery

Recovering from rotator cuff surgery can take up to six months, and it’s easy to have setbacks. By following these simple tips, you can speed up your recovery and get back to an active lifestyle sooner rather than later.

Sep 18th, 2018
What Are the Warning Signs of Trigger Finger?

Trigger finger is a fairly common and well-known condition affecting your ability to easily bend and straighten your fingers or thumbs. There are some warning signs and symptoms to watch for that can help you know if you are developing the condition.

Jan 26th, 2018
GHSE Hosts Hand2Hand Atlanta 2017

On Saturday, November 10, 2017, over 30 volunteers contributed their expertise and time to provide free medical evaluation and surgical services for patients needing hand and upper extremity care in our Atlanta community.

Dec 10th, 2017
Atlanta Braves Game

Let’s Go Braves! After a HURRICANE of a week, our staff had a blast soaking up the sun at SunTrust Park, the new home to our Atlanta Braves!

Sep 22nd, 2017
Congratulations Dr. Starr!

Dr. H. McMillan Starr, Jr., MD is now a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Aug 24th, 2017