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Hand & Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Service


Common Problems Treated

  • Nerve: carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, nerve injuries, hand numbness, and tingling.
  • Tendon: trigger finger, tendinitis, tenosynovitis, tendon injuries, flexor and extensor tendon lacerations, de Quervain's tenosynovitis, tendon transfers.
  • Fractures: finger fractures, hand fractures, wrist fracture, boxer's fracture, scaphoid fracture, distal radius fracture, forearm fracture, malunions, nonunions.
  • Arthritis: hand and wrist osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, thumb arthritis, CMC arthritis, SLAC wrist.
  • Cysts and Tumors: enchondroma, epidermal inclusion cyst, hand and forearm tumors, ganglion cyst, glomus tumor, lipomas, mucous cyst, osteochondroma, giant cell tumor, Dupuytren's contracture.
  • Ligaments: hand, wrist and elbow ligament injuries, ulnar collateral ligament injuries, gamekeeper's thumb, skier's thumb, scapholunar ligament injuries, TFCC tears, DRUJ instability, sports injuries.

Hand & Upper Extremity Services Offered

  • Nonoperative and operative treatment options 
  • Minimally invasive techniques
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Microsurgery
  • Hand therapy
  • Injections
  • Xiaflex treatment for Dupuytren’s contractures
  • Fracture care
  • Casting, splinting
  • Custom splints and braces
  • Worker’s compensation care