By Dr. Marc Richard
Dr. Marc Richard, Orthopedic Surgeon at Duke University, discusses why the scaphoid bone is more susceptible to injury and the lasting impacts it can have on a player. To have your questions answered by Dr. Richard, submit them using #USABMailbag on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.
Marc Richard, MD, is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University, specializing in elbow, wrist and hand injuries. Dr. Richard’s research evaluates the clinical outcomes of fractures of the upper extremity, with a particular interest in wrist and elbow fractures and improving ways to treat elbow arthritis in young patients. He also has a clinical and research interest in adolescent elbow throwing injuries.