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Dr. Michael K. Hahn, M.D.

Dr. Michael K. Hahn is a specialist in conditions of the hand and has distinguished himself as one of the finest hand surgeons in the Dallas, Fort Worth, Southlake, Flower Mound, and Irving, Texas region. Coming to All-Star Orthopaedics from Hawaii, Dr. Hahn served as the hand consultant at the Honolulu Shriner's Hospital for Children for ten years. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and an Active Member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Hahn has written many publications for prestigious medical journals. He has been in private practice since 1997, and has been with All-Star Orthopaedics since 2007.


Hand / Elbow / Wrist Surgery

Treatment of Common Problems With

  • Hand
  • Fingers
  • Wrist
  • Elbow

  • Education

  • Hand Fellowship: Mount Sinai – New York University Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
  • Orthopaedic Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
  • General Surgery Internship: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
  • Medical School: Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • Undergraduate Studies: Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. B.A. Molecular Biology

  • Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – certified since 1999
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand – Active Member since 2002
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand – certified since 2001
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – since 2001

  • Locations:

    400 W LBJ Fwy, Suite 330
    Irving, TX 75063

    910 E. Southlake Blvd. Suite 155
    Southlake, TX 76092

    3400 Long Prairie Road, Suite 102
    Flower Mound, TX 75022

    Listing Details

    400 W LBJ Fwy, Suite 330, Irving, Tx, 75063

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    Posture and Neck Pain

    Chronic neck pain is a miserable experience. Although some cases of neck pain are caused by an injury, many are simply due to poor posture. Poor posture stresses the muscles of the neck and can cause muscle spasms, stiffness and pain. Over time, the stresses of poor posture on the neck can cause degenerative diseases to develop in the discs and bones of the neck. Forward head A very commonly seen posture that puts a lot of strain on the neck is the forward head. The individual habitually thrusts the head forward, carrying it out in front of the shoulders. In this position, the weight of the head is constantly pulling on the spine and the shoulders. Sitting for hours hunched over a desk or a computer is a common cause of forward head. Many people with this habitual forward head carriage suffer from sore shoulders as well as a sore neck. Over time, the vertebrae at the base of the neck (C5 and C6) can develop painful degenerative conditions due to the constant weight of the head pulling on them in the forward head posture. Correct posture A correct posture is one that keeps the spine in alignment. Some people call it a neutral or balanced posture. One exercise to encourage a neutral posture is to focus on opening the chest wide as you try to squeeze your shoulder blades together. Once your chest is open, bring your head into alignment. Think of a string pulling up the top of your head and lengthening the neck. When you do this, your chin will tuck in and your head will naturally shift into proper alignment with your spine. Do the open chest/ string exercise multiple times a day. Other exercises to build better posture are head nods and chin tucks. To do a head nod, slowly nod your head slightly up and down without moving your neck. To do chin tucks, tip your nose down toward the ground and move the top of your head backwards. Repeat head nods and chin tucks several times a day. These exercises strengthen the muscles on the front of the neck. Individuals with habitual forward head posture usually have very weak muscles in the front of the neck. If you've worked hard at correcting your posture and you are still suffering from neck pain, why not give us a call?

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