Where Does it Hurt?

Hand & Wrist

There are 29 bones, over 25 muscles, countless ligaments, nerves, and blood vessels in the human wrist and hand. The wrist and hand when combined with the movement of the forearm has a tremendous capacity for motion allowing for our dexterity. The wrist and hand are very important in most activities that make up our day. It is also one of the most difficult areas of the body to care for, often times requiring an Orthopedic Hand Specialist.

Our orthopaedic specialists uses the most up to date diagnostic tools and treatment techniques to care for the wrist and hand. Here are just a few of the common problems successfully care for by our physicians:

  • Fractures of the wrist and hand
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger finger
  • DuPuytren’s contracture
  • Complex trauma involving the nerves and blood vessels
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Arthritis

Our physicians is a proponent of conservative care including bracing, splinting, casting, injections, medications, and therapy. Though, if surgery is required, OSS physicians are recognized by peers as the best in the region.