Hand & Wrist

Hand

At TOS, our surgeons treat both bony and soft tissue disorders of the hand. Some soft tissue disorders of the hand include:

  • Ganglion cysts
  • Trigger finger or thumb
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Closed fractures of the hand.

At times, trauma to the hand may result in injury to the ligaments and bones. Our surgeons treat most types of fractures to the hand such as:

  • Fractures of the fingers
  • Traumatic amputations of the fingers
  • Fractures of the metacarpal bones (bones in the back of the hand)

Wrist

Painful conditions of the wrist can include:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Fracture
  • Sprain or strain from overuse or injury

Seeing an orthopedic surgeon early can help avoid further damage to the nerve or muscles of the hand. If you have these symptoms, consider making an appointment before your symptoms worsen.

  • Increased pain in the wrist or thumb joint
  • Swelling or bruising of the wrist, around the joint or over the forearm
  • Weakness when lifting, pulling or twisting
  • Difficulty straightening your wrist
  • Numbness or tingling in the hand or wrist