Hand Surgeon Orange County Now Offers Ganglion Cyst Removal Dr. John Knight, the best orthopedic hand surgeon in Orange County, is now offering Ganglion Cyst removal through the Hand and Wrist Institute. Orange County, Ca (I- Newswire) August 20, 2012 - Dr. John Knight, the best orthopedic hand surgeon in Orange County, is now offering Ganglion Cyst removal through the Hand and Wrist Institute. The hand doctor Huntington Beach can remove these unsightly cysts with the same skills he's brought to all procedures he offers as a wrist surgeon Orange County. A ganglion cyst is a soft tissue tumor that most often appears on the joints or tendons of the hand or wrist. Dr. King explains they're like balloons, a soft membrane filled with fluid that floats attached to the underlying joint or tendon. The causes of a ganglion cyst are unknown, but many think repetitive wrist action can be a cause. As the best carpal tunnel syndrome specialist, Dr. King has seen this correlation. The prevelance of rheumatoid arthritis in Orange County has also been shown to be linked to the development of ganglion cysts. Regardless of the cause, Dr. King uses two effective methods to remove ganglion cysts. There are the nonsurgical methods. Initial nonsurgical treatment methods include immobilization and non- steroidal anti- inflammatory drugs for pain relief. Then the cyst is pierced and drained in a process called "aspiration." Once the cyst is aspirated, it's common to need a steroid injection to reduce the likelihood of recurrence. If needed, the hand doctor Huntington Beach will use the surgical option to remove the ganglion cyst. During this out patient procedure, Dr. King removes the cyst and small amounts of surrounding tissue as needed. In his experience, removing the ganglion cyst surgically is the most effective method to ensure that the cyst doesn't return. When the cyst is surgically removed, it can then be sent for testing to ensure that it's benign. Dr. Knight is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with a certificate of Added Qualifications in the Surgery of the Hand. He attended medical school at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and received the Louisiana Orthopedic Association Outstanding Student Award. He completed his medical training at the Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at the Joesph H. Boyes program in Los Angeles. Due to his expertise, Dr. King has been featured regularly on Good Morning America, CNN, and publications like the Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. Dr. King, the best orthopedic hand surgeon and wrist surgeon Orange County, is making the ganglion cyst removal available in all four of the Hand and Wrist Institute locations in Newport Beach, Beverly Hills, West Hills, and Marina del Rey. The surgical solution is only available at the Marina del Rey location. For more information, you can contact the Hand and Wrist Institute through its website, http:// www.handsurgeonorangecounty.com, or by phone at (949) 288-6622 or (310) 684-3989.
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Company Contact Information: Hand Surgeon Orange County John Knight 3501 Jamboree #540 Newport Beach, CA 92660 Phone: (949) 288-6622 Published in: Medical Tags: best carpal tunnel syndrome specialist best orthopedic hand surgeon wrist surgeon orange county hand doctor huntington beach Published on: August 20, 2012 Original Source: Hand Surgeon Orange County Now Offers Ganglion Cyst Removal