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Common Conditions We Treat

Here we have detailed information on some of the more common conditions we treat. However, there is a surprising array of conditions that affect the hand, wrist, or elbow and interfere with normal functions. This is just a sampling -- if you don't see your condition listed here, we can still help you!

A painful condition in which the nerve becomes compressed or traumatized where it travels through the carpal tunnel (wrist area).

A condition which can cause a finger or thumb to get caught in a bent position before popping out straight.

De Quervain's tendonitis is an inflammation or irritation of the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist.

Dupuytren's disease is a slow developing, usually painless, connective tissue disorder affecting the hand.

Pain & disability are caused when the cartilage begins to wear out in the joint between the thumb & wrist.

Tennis Elbow is an injury to the tendons that connect the muscles in the forearm to the elbow.

Compression of the ulnar nerve at the elbow results in tingling and numbness in the hand.

A Ganglion Cyst is a fluid-filled sac that grows out of a joint in the wrist or hand.

Hand fractures are the most common fractures of the body.

Because we use our hands for so many tasks, the possibility of injury is always lurking.

While not life-threatening, a broken finger can be very painful and disruptive to normal routine.

The scaphoid is the wrist bone most frequently broken when attempting to break a fall with an outstretched hand.

Another bone frequently involved in a broken wrist is the distal radius.

Hand numbness is characterized by pain, tingling, and a loss of sensation in the fingers and hand.

Hand/wrist osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of pain and stiffness in the hand and wrist.

Broken metacarpals (within the palm of the hand) are usually the result of a crushing blow.
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