Hand and Wrist

No matter what type of hand and wrist problem a patient may have, orthopedic specialists at Southeast Hospital are available to provide a comprehensive evaluation and customized treatment plan. The team of physicians, therapists and nurses has experience and expertise in a wide range of hand conditions, including:

  • Nerve entrapment syndromes (carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, radial tunnel syndrome)
  • Fractures and dislocations of wrist, hand, distal radius, and distal ulna
  • Ganglion cysts and tumors of the hand and wrist
  • Hand problems resulting from stroke, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury
  • Infections
  • Arthritis of the thumb, hand or wrist
  • Sports-related injuries of the hand or wrist
  • Trigger finger
  • Tendonitis of hand, wrist or elbow
  • Tendon, nerve and blood vessel injuries - replantation surgery
  • Work-related injuries and conditions
A person holding their wrist

The most common procedures performed by our specialists are: arthroscopic surgery of the wrist and hand, carpal tunnel release, cubital tunnel release, tennis elbow surgery, trigger finger, ganglion excision, excision of benign hand tumors, tendonitis surgery, thumb arthritis surgery, fracture fixation of the hand and wrist, and repair of tendon, nerve and vessel injuries.

Specialized Services

The Hand Therapy Center at Southeast Hospital excels in providing hand rehabilitation services for orthopedic patients. Specialists will work to restore and improve overall hand mobility and function. The Hand Therapy Center also is recognized for fabricating splints and adaptive devices to ease patient comfort and enhance healing.

Worker’s compensation injuries are treated by a team of orthopedic hand surgeons who are focused on providing complete care to the injured worker, including immediate assessment and treatment of traumatic injuries such as fractures and amputations. The expertise of the surgeons also allows them to care for challenging reconstructions in severely injured patients. Early therapy and an early return to work are priorities for the worker’s compensation injury orthopedic team.