A Handy Guide to Keep in Reach: Sports Injuries of the Upper Extremity

Orthopedic surgeon Nikki Schroeder, MD, chief of UCSF’s hand, elbow and upper extremity service, shows providers how to pinpoint the problem when patients present with elbow, wrist or hand pain. Offering helpful flowcharts and diagrams, she notes how injuries are typically characterized, describes quick in-clinic tests to expedite diagnosis, and advises on appropriate counseling with regard to recovery and return-to-play.


May 12, 2022

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Nicole Schroeder

Nicole Schroeder

Orthopedic surgeon

Nicole Schroeder, MD is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UCSF. She is the Director of the Orthopaedic Hand Service at San Francisco General Hospital as well as Director of the UCSF Orthopaedic ...

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