Hand, wrist, and elbow complications can be more daunting to some physicians, considering they are two of the more complex and delicate areas of the human body. At Gotham City Orthopedics in NYC and NJ, we specialize in the sophisticated mechanics of the hand, wrist, and elbow. Our surgeons have performed thousands of procedures on the hand, wrist, and elbow. When it comes to orthopedic conditions of the upper extremity, placing your trust in an experienced and qualified hand specialist is always the best choice.
The road to recovery begins with a proper diagnosis. If you are feeling discomfort in the hand, wrist, elbow, or anywhere else in the arm, contact us to schedule a private consultation at one of our locations in New York City, Jersey City, Clifton, Livingston, or Englewood. At Gotham City, curing your orthopedic complications is our most important concern.
Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Conditions and Procedures
When patients get referred to an orthopedic hand specialist, they often believe that they will have to endure extensive surgeries. This is far from true. After the diagnosis is made, our board-certified hand, wrist, and elbow specialists will review which treatment plan is best for you. Many times, conservative treatment is tried first, and surgery will only be performed if your symptoms persist or worsen.
Some of the more common complications of the hand, wrist, and elbow are listed below. While not a complete list, this will give you a general idea of the various ailments that are routinely corrected by the hand, wrist, and elbow experts at Gotham City Orthopedics.
- Tennis elbow
- Golfer's elbow
- Arthritis of the elbow (osteoarthritis)
- Elbow sprains/strains
- Elbow tendonitis
- Broken elbow
- Dislocated elbow
- Biceps tear at the elbow
- Trigger finger
- Broken fingers
- Broken thumb (UCL and RCL Injuries and Bennet & Rolando Fractures)
- Broken hand (metacarpal fracture or dislocation)
- Distal radius fracture
- Ulna fractures
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Tendon lacerations
- Fingertip amputations
- Fingertip injuries
- Crush injuries
- TFCC tears
- DeQuervain's tenosynovitis
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Treatment of these conditions depends on the severity of each patient's injury. Procedures recommended for treating these conditions may include massage or ice, formal physical therapy, and surgery. If you are feeling unusual discomfort in the hand, wrist or elbow, the best thing you can do is to consult the hand doctors at Gotham City Orthopedics.
We are dedicated to providing you the highest level of orthopedic care, with availabilities no matter the day or time. If you require immediate orthopedic care, don’t hesitate to call.