April 17, 2019

What is "Trigger Finger"?

"Trigger finger" or "Trigger thumb" is the common term for Stenosing Tenosynovitis. This condition involves the pulleys and tendons in the hand, which bend the fingers.  Trigger Finger occurs when inflammation and swelling causing the finger be...

December 22, 2018

The holiday season is often filled with a whirlwind of dinners, parties, gift exchanging, and celebrating with friends, family, and co-workers. While most people enjoy the extra time spent with loved ones, festivities can be ruined by painful accidents in the kitchen o...

October 15, 2018

Dear Friends and Family,

Our Medical Missions trip to Haiti has come and gone already.   We all returned home safely last night.

I want to thank each and everyone of you for your prayers and generous donations.  Without all of the donations we would not have been ab...

August 22, 2018

Construction is underway for a new orthopedic and spine-based surgery center, located at 16501 Three Oaks Parkway in Fort Myers, near the Alico Road exit at I-75.

The surgery center will be 17,000-square-foot, with four-operating-rooms and 17 beds.  It is scheduled for...

April 17, 2018

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP):

Platelet rich plasma (abbreviated PRP) is a cutting edge treatment used for certain common orthopedic conditions. Platelet activation plays a key role in the process of wound and soft tissue healing. PRP injections utilize a portion of the pa...

March 30, 2018

Chances are, you probably know someone who's had a knee or hip replacement. Every year, more than 750,000 Americans undergo one of those procedures. But, what about joint replacements in the hand?  

Yes, it is possible to have those tiny joints in your fingers and...

November 28, 2017

Dr. Sagini is featured in this segment of Health Matters, discussing the truth and misconceptions around the treatment of severe arm and hand trauma.

July 31, 2017

Excerpt and image from AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) article.  You can read the full article at orthoinfo.aaos.org.

Arthritis involves inflammation of one or more of your joints. Pain and stiffness are common symptoms of arthritis, and when t...

June 22, 2017

WHAT IS TENNIS ELBOW?

Tennis elbow (or "lateral epicondylitis,") is an inflammation around the bony knob on the outer side of the elbow.  This occurs when the tissue that attaches muscle to the bone becomes inflamed or irritated.  The bony knob is called the lateral epi...

May 2, 2017

Most Common Golfing Injuries

In Southwest Florida, golf is abundant! Unfortunately, so are the injuries that can accompany it. When it comes to golfing injuries, the most common injury is the back. However, the second and third most common are injuries of the elbow and...

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