Our Limb Restoration Clinic is featured in the September issue of Main Line Chronicles and Delco Magazine.
Dr. Leonid Katolik’s article “Understanding Carpal, Cubital and Radial Tunnel Syndromes” addresses the symptoms, causes and treatments of these conditions.
Dr. Kearns was interviewed by King of Prussia District as part of a panel discussion with local health experts. Check out Dr. Kearns clip at time marker 47:20.
Dr. Rick Tosti talks about firework safety on 6ABC. July 3,2020
PHILADELPHIA – Last week, a powerful and rare derecho rolled over Philadelphia bringing damaging winds that downed trees, knocked out power for thousands and killed four people.
Among the destruction, 60 MPH winds gusts knocked a tractor-trailer onto its side the Girard Point Bridge.
Luckily, two passing motorists sprung into action to help the driver who was trapped inside with his pet dog.
First to arrive on the scene was Wysem Irby, who is coincidentally a tractor-trailer driver in training. Irby rushed to the side of the truck and saw the door hanging off and heard the distressed truck driver cry out in fear for his life.
“I just promised him I wouldn’t leave, I’m not going to go, I’m not going to leave, I’m going to stay right here with you the whole time,” Irby said.
Irby’s rescue attempt received some back-up when Philadelphia-based surgeon Dr. Adam Strohl pulled to the side of the road. At first, the strong wind made it impossible for Strohl to open his car door.
“There was a small lull in the wind and I said ‘I’m going now!'” Strohl said.
Irby flagged down another passing tractor-trailer and climbed on top, which gave him the boost necessary to pull out the driver’s dog and the driver.
Cell phone video after the rescue shows Irby and the rescued truck driver embrace in a hug amid the whipping wind.
“We just held each other and embraced each other, because that’s what we needed.”
Looking back, the rescue seems death-defying, but that didn’t prevent Irby from stopping to help his fellow man.
“We’re all humans we all feel emotion, we all laugh we all cry but when you put color on that it gets blurry,” Irby said. “I didn’t see any color I saw a human being.”
We are here for you and your family via telemedicine virtual visits and in-office appointments to safely care for all hand, wrist, arm, elbow and shoulder injuries and conditions. Check out this video for information about our All Hands on Deck commitment to patient safety. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-385-PHSC(7472) or send an appointment request to our Central Scheduling & Registration Department at CSR@HandCenters.com.
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The entire team at PHSC is dedicated to providing safe, compassionate, comprehensive orthopaedic care to all of our patients. If you need us, don’t hesitate to call us at 1-800-385-PHSC (7472).
Many gamers don’t realize exactly how much damage can result from hours and hours of non-stop gameplay. While individuals who are at least 30 years old are more susceptible to hand and wrist complications, younger people who are passionate about gaming can also be at risk. Whether you prefer gaming with a controller on a console or with your mouse and keyboard on a PC, your gaming hobby could be contributing to severe finger, hand, or wrist discomfort. Fortunately, we have several carpal tunnel treatment centers in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery, Delaware, and Philadelphia Counties in PA, as well as Cherry Hill, Mays Landing, and Cape May Court House, New Jersey.