Quad Cities Orthopaedic Surgeon Discusses Past, Present, and Future of Hand Surgery

DAVENPORT, IA–(Marketwired – Feb 14, 2017) – Quad Cities orthopaedic surgeon Tyson Cobb, MD was an invited guest speaker at the 2016 combined meetings of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH) and for Hand Therapy (IFSHT) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 24-28 of October. Dr. Cobb was selected to present his experience and expertise in …

Quad Cities Orthopaedic Surgeons Detail Hidden Costs of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Dr Cobb discuses how the costs associated with cubital tunnel syndrome affect employer and employee and explain the benefits of minimally invasive surgery. Davenport, IA— Cubital tunnel syndrome is the second most common condition involving nerve compression of the arm after carpal tunnel syndrome, Dr Cobb. They recently explained how this prevalent malady can often cause healthcare costs to rise …

Dr. Tyson Cobb – Blog Series on Hand, Finger, and Elbow Conditions and Techniques

This is part nine in a new blog series by our hand and upper extremity surgeon, Tyson Cobb, MD. This series contains summaries of articles co-written by Dr. Cobb discussing research and new techniques for a variety of hand and upper extremity conditions, including carpal tunnel syndrome. Use Of Topographical Landmarks to Improve the Outcome of Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release …

OS Sets the Standard in Patient Care Internationally.

The staff at Orthopaedic Specialists (OS) was recently awarded scholarship money to present original research at the 2015 American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS) Annual Meeting in Nassau, Bahamas. This meeting was held in collaboration with British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH). Although Dr. Tyson Cobb is already well known worldwide for his minimally invasive surgical innovations and …

Types of Biceps Injuries and Treatment Options

Whether performed as part of demanding exercise regimen or as an occupational duty, heavy lifting can place great strain on the biceps muscles and tendons. When overstressed, these tissues can be damaged, typically leading to significant pain and debilitation. If you’re suffering from a biceps injury or believe you may be, Dr. Tyson Cobb and our team of experienced healthcare …

Dr. Tyson Cobb Receives Patent for Biceps Retractor Device

Biceps injuries, such as a biceps tendon rupture, can cause significant pain and lead to reduced arm strength and function. In the past, surgery for this condition required a large open incision and a lengthy downtime. At Orthopaedic Specialists, we are proud to announce our skilled orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Tyson Cobb, in conjunction with his partners at the American Hand …

Quad Cities Orthopaedic Surgeon Patents Innovative Endoscopic Device

Dr. Tyson Cobb explains how his recently patented endoscopic biceps retractor tool combined with minimally invasive techniques can achieve superior results in the treatment of biceps tendon tears. Davenport, IA—If a biceps tendon ruptures, the now detached muscle and tendon retract and shorten, typically leading to loss of strength in the affected arm, reveals Dr. Tyson Cobb, an orthopaedic surgeon …

Dr Cobb shares how his new minimally invasive technique could save the US over $400 million annually through faster return to work

The increasing cost of healthcare and the current state of our country’s healthcare system has made the importance of lower cost alternatives for care a hot topic. Cubital tunnel syndrome is the 2nd most common nerve compression occurring in the arm (carpal tunnel being the most common). There’s currently a lack of evidence linking cubital tunnel syndrome to workplace activities; …