Millions of Americans suffer from problems of the hand and upper extremity. With more people relying on computers for work and play, and with the skyrocketing popularity of computer games, carpal tunnel syndrome is a growing problem.
Hand and wrist dysfunction can be triggered by arthritis, a sports injury fracture or an accident. It can be work-related or a congenital disorder. In every case, expert care for your hands and wrists is vital.
Hand surgery is complex. Traditionally, it includes treatment of the entire hand, wrist and forearm as a whole. Our doctors have undergone an additional year of fellowship training to be granted certification in hand surgery. Our expert physician diagnoses and monitors your progress. From diagnosis to surgery to therapy, our primary objective is your active productive recovery.
It has 27 bones and 27 muscles. And while our hands are delicate, we often ask them to perform the most strenuous tasks. Huntington Orthopedics treats hand fractures resulting from trauma or sports such as skiing, biking, gymnastics or any sport with a high risk of falling.
Signs of a broken hand bone include:
Finger or hand deformity
Depending on the severity of the fracture, the surgeon may perform hand surgery and utilize implants to stabilize the hand while it heals.
Arthroscopy of the wrist investigates and treat symptoms of repetitive strain injury, fractures of the wrist and torn or damaged ligaments. In addition, wrist arthroscopy can establish the severity of joint damage caused by arthritis.