Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute


Hand and wrist

Home Services Orthopedics Hand and wrist

Hand and wrist problems can have a huge impact on your life

wrist examYou work and play with your hands. A treatable condition such as carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis should not be allowed to restrict your activities.

The hand and wrist specialists at Novant Health can relieve your pain, restore your strength and improve your flexibility. We are trained and skilled in treating all types of hand and wrist conditions, including:
  • Rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis
  • Birth defects
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Chronic wrist pain
  • Contracture
  • Dislocation
  • Fracture
  • Trauma, including amputation
  • Knuckle replacement
  • Ligament and tendon repair
  • Nerve compression syndrome
  • Nerve damage
  • Sports injuries
  • Sprain
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger (or locking) finger
  • Tumor
  • Work-related injuries

Advances have been made in recent years in treating hand injuries, degenerative disorders and birth defects, and our hand and wrist specialists can apply that knowledge in diagnosing and treating your specific condition.

Novant Health’s hand and wrist teams include orthopedic surgeons, radiologists, anesthesiologists, specialized nurses and physiatrists (rehabilitation physicians) who will work together to recommend your best possible course of treatment.

Your hand or wrist problem might be treated effectively with physical therapy or medication. If you need surgery, Novant Health offers the most-advanced techniques available, including arthroscopic surgery for many hand and wrist conditions.

Our patient-support staff will work with you to keep you informed throughout your course of treatment. If you need them, our rehabilitation teams will provide physical therapy to help you return to your best possible quality of life.

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