Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Treatment Options

Our orthopedic specialists address your needs with a variety of personalized treatments ranging from minimally invasive procedures to the most advanced reconstructive surgeries.

Nonsurgical Treatments

Depending on your condition or injury, your nonsurgical treatment options may include:

  • Medications, such as low-dose oral steroids, cortisone injections, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines, work in conjunction with a splint or therapy.
  • Splints and braces help arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, extensor tendon injuries, fractures, and other hand and wrist injuries.
  • Physical and occupational therapy provided by certified hand therapists can be part of treatment or rehabilitation following surgery.

Surgical Procedures

When surgery becomes necessary, we offer the most advanced and minimally invasive procedures available. Some of our surgical treatments include:

  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Congenital anomaly reconstruction
  • Fracture management
  • Repair and reconstruction of severe fractures
  • Ligament reconstruction or arthroplasty for arthritis
  • Surgery to decompress the median nerve for carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Surgery for tendonitis
  • Microsurgical treatment of injuries that tend to affect competitive athletes and professional musicians
  • Microsurgical replantation for severe trauma to the hand and/or fingers
  • Nerve release/reconstruction (e.g., brachial plexus)
  • Pediatric elbow treatment
  • Tendon release/reconstruction
  • Total elbow replacement
  • Treatment of paralysis due to nerve injury caused by a stroke