Minimize Discomfort and Improve Quality of Life with Hand and Wrist Treatment
Using your hands is essential to living a normal life. When injury or disease affects the bones, muscles and nerves in your hands, wrists or fingers it can be impossible to accomplish the simplest of tasks and your overall quality of life may be affected.
Our hand specialists - orthopedic surgeons who are specially trained in hand and wrist surgeries - are experts in procedures to correct injuries and treat common conditions such as arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis and ligament or bone injuries. The goal in hand and wrist surgery is to minimize discomfort and restore functional use and range of motion.
Common wrist/hand conditions treated and procedures performed at Elmbrook Memorial
- Carpal tunnel syndrome and release
- Closed reduction and fixation
- Congenital deformities
- Dupuytren’s contracture (finger contracture)
- Fractures, ruptured ligaments and dislocations
- Ganglion cysts and tumors
- Hand reconstruction
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Skin grafts
- Tendon or nerve repair
- Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
- Trigger finger (locking finger)
- Wrist arthroscopy
If you are experiencing any physical discomfort or lack of normal function in your hands or wrists, it’s important to contact a hand specialist to learn the different options available to you. Options may include the medical management of inflammation or pain, non-surgical techniques such as casting, bracing or medicine injections to the site, minimally invasive surgical procedures such as arthroscopy to reconstruct or repair ligaments or cartilage, and/or physical therapy and rehabilitation.
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