orthopedic conditions

Hand Conditions

Arthritis of the Finger Joints Disease that causes pain and deformity in the fingers.
Arthritis of the Thumb Disease that causese pain and deformity in the thumb.
Artificial Joint Replacement of the Finger Replaces damaged surfaces of the finger joints.
Artificial Joint Replacement of the Thumb Replaces damaged surfaces of the thumb.
Boutonniere Deformity of the Finger Caused when the mechanism that controls finger movement is damaged.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Caused when the median nerve gets squeezed inside the carpal tunnel.
Dupuytren's Contracture Thick nodules that form in the palm of the hand and impede finger movement.
Dupuytren's Contracture Surgery Surgery to remove diseased tissue and restore movement to the finger.
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release A minimally invasive procedure that allows surgeons to release the ligament causing pain.
Finger Fusion Surgery Surgical treatment for arthritis of the finger.
Guyon's Canal Syndrome The entrapment of the ulnar nerve in the wrist.
Hand Anatomy Learn more about the anatomy of the hand.
Mallet Finger Injuries Caused when the tendon that attaches to the small bone of the finger is injured.
Mucous Cyst Small fluid-filled sacs that form on the fingers, associated with osteoarthritis.
Open Carpal Tunnel Release Open surgery to relieve pressure on the median nerve.
PIP Joint Injuries Strains, sprains or tears of the proximal IP (PIP) join in the finger.
Resection Arthroplasty of the Thumb Surgical treatment for thumb arthritis where the joint is replaced with a rolled up piece of tendon.
Swan Neck Deformity of the Finger A finger with a hyperextended PIP joint and a flexed DIP joint, caused by disease or injury.
Thumb Fusion Surgery Surgical treatment for thumb arthritis.
Trigger Finger Conditions affecting the movement of the tendons as they bend the fingers or thumb toward the palm.
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries Injury to the band of tissue attached to the middle joint of the thumb.