Hand, Wrist & Elbow Care - Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

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Hand, Wrist & Elbow Care

Our hands, wrists, elbows and fingers are always busy, performing vital everyday functions. Because of their delicate bone structure and complex network of nerves, muscles and tendons, they require very specialized care when problems arise.

The board-certified orthopedic specialists at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare have extensive training and experience in treating both common and complex hand, wrist and elbow conditions. Many are also fellowship trained with subspecialty training in the treatment and disorders of the hand and upper extremity, which means you’ll receive care that is among the best in Wisconsin.

Hand, Wrist & Elbow Conditions We Treat

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and release
  • Closed reduction and fixation
  • Congenital deformities
  • Dupuytren’s contracture (finger contracture)
  • Elbow ulnar collateral ligament injury
  • Fractures, ruptured ligaments and dislocations
  • Gamekeeper’s thumb
  • Ganglion cysts and tumors
  • Golfer’s elbow 
  • Hand reconstruction
  • Hand tumors
  • Jersey fingers
  • Mallet fingers
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Skin grafts
  • Sprains
  • Tendon or nerve repair
  • Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Trigger finger (locking finger)
  • Wrist arthroscopy

Treatments We Offer

If you experience pain or lack of normal function in your hands, wrists or elbows, it’s important to contact an orthopedic physician to determine the cause and learn about treatment options. Treatment may include physical therapy, casting, bracing, medications and anti-inflammatory injections. If problems persist, our board-certified orthopedic surgeons who specialize in upper extremity care are available to perform the latest surgical techniques.

The goal of surgery is to minimize discomfort and restore functional use and range of motion. Common hand, wrist and elbow surgical procedures include:

  • Arthritis surgery
  • Carpal tunnel surgery
  • Closed reduction and fixation
  • Hand and wrist arthroscopy
  • Hand reconstruction
  • Hand and wrist surgery
  • Skin grafts

More Information

Get information on these and other hand, wrist and elbow conditions and treatments at our online Health Library. Learn more about:

  • Elbow pain and problems
  • Hand pain and problems
  • Hand surgery
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

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