Lifespan Orthopedics Institute
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Hand and Wrist
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Injuries to the hand and wrist can be a common issue, often caused by trauma or overuse.
Our orthopedic surgeons are skilled in providing surgical and non-surgical treatments to adult and adolescent patients. Services include evaluation of all hand and wrist injuries, outpatient and inpatient surgery, hand therapy and rehabilitation.
Our Orthopedics Institute surgeons are highly skilled and experienced in surgeries of the hand and wrist. Our services include evaluation of all hand and wrist injuries, outpatient and inpatient surgery, hand therapy and rehabilitation.
Conditions frequently seen include:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Trigger fingers
- Fractures and dislocations of the hand and wrist
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Ligament reconstruction
- Wrist and tendon injuries
- Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
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Procedures performed at the Orthopedics Institute include treatments for carpal tunnel and trigger finger, tendon repairs, tendon transfers, repairs to fractures in the elbow and distal radius, and reconstruction of the wrist and hand due to arthritis.
Surgeons work in close collaboration with their peers and with physical therapists to ensure the best quality pre- and postoperative care is provided to adult and adolescent patients.
ur surgeons are committed to using leading, state-of-the-art resources and techniques to determine the best procedures and recovery plans for each patient’s case. In this way, patients who come to the Orthopedics Institute for hand and wrist surgery are assured the optimal care experience, individualized for them.
Resources at the Orthopedics Institute include instruments for arthroscopic and microvascular surgery, fracture fixation and tendon surgery.