UT Health Physicians

Hand and wrist condition diagnosis and treatment

Patient rubbing ailment on hand

Our team of fellowship-trained Plastic and Reconstructive surgeons offer the full spectrum of services related to both chronic and acute ailments and injuries of the hand and wrist.

Injuries and ailments of the hand and wrist represent a frequently encountered problem for patients and primary care physicians. Our fellowship-trained surgeons are experts at diagnosis and treating both acute and chronic problems affecting the hand and wrist. With this expertise, we offer patients both surgical and non-surgical options and allow them to participate in their care and decision making. This patient-centered approach allows us to aim to restore function and alleviate pain in a way that makes every patient feel comfortable.

Some common conditions treated include:

  • tennis elbow
  • scaphoid fractures and non-unions
  • distal radius fractures and non-unions
  • ulna fractures and non-unions
  • metacarpal fractures
  • carpal instability.

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Among the surgical treatment options offered here are: fixation of distal radius, scaphoid and other wrist fractures, nerve decompression surgery, both open and endoscopic carpal tunnel release, cubital tunnel release,  in-office trigger finger release, Dupuytren's palmar fasciectomy, CMC arthroplasty/trapeziectomy for thumb arthritis, rheumatoid hand surgery (including joint replacements and tendon transfers), skin lesion excisions and soft tissue reconstructions.

Our specialists are also able to offer non-surgical treatments such as steroid injections for trigger finger and carpal tunnel.