Hand & Wrist Center of Excellence

Conservative Care | Conditions | Treatments

200x86_620x268_hand_and_upper_extremity_1Your hands and wrists are essential tools that allow you to work, play and perform everyday activities. How well the hand and wrist interact depends on the integrity and function of the ligaments, tendons, muscles, joints and bones.

Hand and wrist conditions can affect upper extremity function, causing disruptions at home and work and negatively impacting quality of life.

The human hand itself is very complex and delicate in structure. Hand surgery requires a completely different surgical approach from a qualified hand and wrist surgeon whether treating fractures, arthritis or deformities. Hand surgery traditionally includes treatment of the entire hand, wrist and forearm.

Again, this whole region works as a single unit, and the dysfunction of a single part needs consideration of the whole. An additional year of training is required for those orthopaedic surgeons seeking certification in hand and wrist surgery.

At some time in life, you may experience hand and wrist pain.

Conditions of the Hand & Wrist

The human hand itself is very complex and delicate in structure. Hand treatments and potentially surgery requires a completely different surgical approach from a qualified hand and wrist surgeon whether treating fractures, arthritis or deformities.

Hand surgery traditionally includes treatment of the entire hand, wrist and forearm. Again, this whole region works as a single unit, and the dysfunction of a single part needs consideration of the whole.

An additional year of training is required for those orthopaedic surgeons seeking certification in hand and wrist surgery.

Treatments of the Hand & Wrist

Conservative Treatment Options

  • Non-Operative Finger Fracture/Sprain Treatment

  • Non-Operative Hand & Wrist Arthritis Treatment

  • Non-Operative Wrist Fracture/Sprain Treatment

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The information found on this site is for general orthopedic purposes only. In a medical emergency please dial 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Room.