SLAC Wrist

The scaphoid and lunate are two small adjacent bones in the wrist which are held together by a ligament called the scapholunate ligament. Injury to this ligament can lead to instability causing arthritis and collapse of the wrist joints (scapholunate advanced collapse) characterized by pain, stiffness and weakness. Read More

  • The American Board of  Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Allegheny General Hospital
  • University of Pittsburgh  Medical Center
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association for Hand Surgery: AAHS
  • Alpha Omega Alpha