Keith B. Raskin, M.D.
New York Hand Center
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Needle Aponeurotomy Patient Testimonials
“After this needle aponeurotomy on both of my hands- with absolute glorious results- all I can say is if anyone needs this procedure I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Raskin who treats his patients so wonderfully, and has such expertise in this part of hand surgery. I now can wear my wedding ring again after three years where I couldn’t get it on my finger for my 51st anniversary. Thanks Dr. Raskin!” - E.B.
“The traditional surgery six years ago on my right hand took six doctor visits, fifteen physical therapy visits, and six months before recovery of full hand motion. Needle release on my left hand took two doctor visits, two weeks of self-administered physical therapy, and immediate (next day) full hand motion. Just amazing.” - R.M.
“It doesn’t make sense to live with Dupuytren’s Disease if you are a candidate for needle aponeurotomy. The procedure was even less invasive then I had envisioned. My recovery involved some therapy at home with putty a few times a day and wearing of a splint at night for a few weeks. I actually played golf 5 days after the procedure without any discomfort.” - R.C.
“I couldn’t be happier with the results of the needle aponeurotomy. Dr. Raskin was fabulous, recovery was quick and my hand is “like new.” It was terrific. Thanks.” - A.M.
"Excellent results and procedure. Dr. Raskin and his entire staff are very patient oriented, providing an efficient and positive atmosphere. Could not have done anything more- everything was first rate.” - E.T.
“Very successful. I highly, highly recommend the procedure! No real pain. Hand completely functional. No down time. Dr. Raskin is great.” - R.P.
“I have had one previous operation on each hand using open surgery and each took about 3 ½ hours under anesthesia. . . I have now had the needle procedure on different fingers on each hand and it is a spectacular improvement. Each procedure took 20 minutes with no pain. There was immediate recovery of 95% use in one and 100% in the other, no sutures, no sling, etc. Dr. Raskin is now one of my heroes. Halleluja!” - J.L.
“What a pleasure it was to be able to wear gloves in cold weather and no more crooked fingers. I had needle aponeurotomy first on my left hand and six months later on my right hand. I am very grateful to Dr. Keith Raskin.” - T.W.
"What a positive result I had from the needle aponeurotomy in both my hands. It was a wonderful experience with such a caring doctor to have such minimal discomfort post procedure." - E.B.
"My hands had gotten so bad I hesitated offering my right hand for a handshake. . . Dr. Raskin is an expert, caring and personable doctor. I unequivocally recommend him. His staff could not be better." - L.R.
“It was a relatively non invasive procedure that allowed me to avoid major hand surgery to correct my Dupuytren’s. I would definitely recommend it.” - M.S.