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Hand and Wrist Surgery & Care

Pain in your hand and wrist can be debilitating, making things as simple as using the computer or preparing dinner unbearable. Our customized care can help you regain the ease of motion you had before an injury or other condition changed your life.

We Treat

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Stenosing Tenosynovitis (Trigger Finger)
  • Wrist Sprain
  • Mallet Finger
  • Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Mucous Cyst
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Dequervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Dupuytren’s Disease

Preservation of Your Hand and Wrist

Hand and wrist conditions can be degenerative. That means the earlier you begin treatment, the better your prognosis will be. We will develop a personalized care plan for you making every attempt to utilize nonsurgical options such as anti-inflammatory medicine, ice, heat, and massage.

Hand and Wrist Surgery

KSF Orthopaedic Center offers minimally invasive surgical procedures as well as more complex procedures. Our goal is to get you back to a pain-free life as quickly as possible. Our team of professionals will guide you through your care journey from testing to post-treatment and rehabilitation.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common hand/wrist ailments we see. It can be a very painful condition that involves burning, tingling and pain in the fingers and hand. The pain can sometimes be treated with ice or a brace, but in some cases surgery is required. Surgery for CTS involves cutting the transverse carpal ligament to relieve pressure on the median nerve. Our doctors will walk you through every detail of the surgery if we determine a surgical treatment is best for you.

Conditions treated by an orthopedic hand specialist can include:

Types of Hand Surgery

woman doing wrist exercises

Depending on your particular type of injury or underlying problem, it may be determined that surgery is the best option. An orthopedic hand surgeon may perform several types of surgical hand procedures, including:

  • Fracture repair to fix bones in the hand or fingers
  • Joint replacement, also called arthroplasty, in people with severe arthritis of the hand
  • Nerve repair
  • Surgical drainage to remove a collection of pus if there is an abscess in the hand
  • Tendon repair

If you experience pain, numbness or other problems with your hand, it’s important you seek help soon.

Sources:
Arthritis Foundation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.