Constant hand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder pain can make life’s simplest tasks unbearable. At Hughston, our physicians are speciality-trained orthopaedist that treat injuries and disorders of the upper extremity. Not all painful conditions require surgery; therefore, our physicians look for nonsurgical solutions first. Depending on your condition, you could be treated with a brace, splint, anti-inflammatory medications, and rehabilitation (physical or occupational therapy), or surgery may be needed.
Our physical therapists also specialize in the hand and wrist and the upper extremity. Directed by your physician, therapists help you reach your full potential. If you do need surgery, our surgeons use a variety innovative techniques and a range of tools to improve surgical outcomes for patients. Some procedures may require a short hospital stay, but many are performed on an outpatient basis.
If you have a condition that is affecting your quality of life, call to see one of our world-renowned orthopaedic physicians. Here are some of the injuries and disorders our upper extremity specialists treat:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Joint pain
- Trigger finger
Don’t suffer another minute with hand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder pain, call a Hughston physician today.