Hand & Wrist Care | Fishersville, VA
Orthopedic Care for the Hand & Wrist
Your hands are the best tools you will ever own. Our hands help us perform countless, complex daily activities. The hand, wrist and forearm act as a single unit, so the dysfunction of a single part affects the whole.
Your hand and wrist contain an intricate arrangement of joints, cartilage and bones that work together to accomplish numerous functions. However, when an injury occurs, and your joints, cartilage and bones stop working properly, simple tasks can become difficult. Shenandoah Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has experience in treating conditions of the hand and wrist using the latest technology to care for each patient.
Common Conditions of the Hand & Wrist
There are numerous conditions that can affect the health of your hands and wrists. Repetitive movements over the course of many years or a lifetime can begin to produce symptoms of wear and tear from overuse. Commonly treated problems of the hand and wrist include:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Ganglion Cyst
- De Quervain’s disease
- Repetitive motion syndrome
- Trigger finger
- Trigger thumb
- Dupnytren’s disease
The sports medicine and orthopedic specialists at Shenandoah Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine provide surgical and nonsurgical treatment for conditions of the hand and wrist. Our physicians offer expert hand care and will work with you to improve function so you can return to your active everyday life.
Treatment for Common Hand & Wrist Conditions
If you are suffering with hand or wrist pain from an injury or overuse, it is beneficial to seek medical evaluation before the condition worsens. There are many options that can be implemented to mitigate further damage. Depending on the severity of your condition or injury, Shenandoah Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine will begin treatment with the least invasive option. Treatment for common hand and wrist conditions may involve the use of:
- Rest from repetitive movements
- Anti-inflammatory medications
- Physical therapy
A thorough evaluation will identify the cause of your pain and our orthopedic specialists will design a treatment plan to restore the health and function of your hand or wrist. We truly understand the value and necessity of healthy hands and wrists. Shenandoah Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine encourages patients to seek treatment early.