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Expert Hand and Wrist Care at UOC

Are your hands or wrists in pain or injured? When your hands, fingers, or wrists aren’t functioning as they usually do, you may find yourself losing the ability to perform simple everyday tasks. Consult with an orthopedic physician to help determine the severity of your hand or wrist problem.

Common Hand and Wrist Conditions

Your hands are prone to traumatic injuries, such as dislocations and fractures, due to how often we use them. Even repetitive motions at work or during recreational activities can lead to common overuse disorders characterized by chronic pain.

Some of the most common hand and wrist conditions that we treat at UOC are:

See common hand and wrist conditions

  • Animal Bites
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Broken Arm
  • Burns
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cold Hand Disease
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome – CRPS
  • Congenital Hand Differences
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain Syndrome
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Problems
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Elbow Fractures
  • Extensor Tendon Injuries
  • Fingertip Injury
  • Flexor Tendon Injuries
  • Fractures in Children
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Golf Injuries to the Hand, Wrist or Elbow
  • Gout and Pseudogout
  • Hand Fractures
  • Hand Infections
  • Hand Tumors and Wrist Tumors
  • Jammed Finger
  • Kienbocks Disease
  • Mallet Finger
  • MP Joint Arthritis
  • Nail Bed Injuries
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Numb Hands
  • Olecranon Bursitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Power Saw Injuries
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scaphoid Non-Union Fracture
  • Should Pain
  • Ski and Snowboard Injuries
  • Skin Cancer of the Hand and Upper Extremity
  • Snowblower and Lawnmower Injuries
  • Stiff Elbow
  • Stiffness in the Hand
  • Systemic Diseases
  • Tendon Transfer Surgery
  • Tennis Elbow – Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Thumb Arthritis
  • Thumb Sprains
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain
  • Vascular Disorders
  • Warts
  • Wrist Fractures
  • Wrist Sprains

Find out more about common hand conditions at orthoinfo.aaos.org.

Common Hand and Wrist Treatments

At UOC, our hand and wrist physicians believe in providing the best patient care and treatment plan for your hand and wrist condition.

See the range of hand and wrist pain and injury solutions at UOC:

  • Amputation and prosthetics
  • Cast and splint care
  • Wrist and elbow arthroscopy
  • Hand surgery anesthesia
  • Hand therapy
  • Heat and ice treatments
  • Joint replacement
  • Joint fusion
  • Pain medication: opioids
  • Paraffin wax units
  • Replantation
  • Scar management
  • Steroid injections
  • Tendon transfer surgery
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Arthritis surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Carpel tunnel release
  • Excision of mass
  • Ligament repair of the wrist
  • De Quervain’s Release
  • Fracture fixation
  • Tendon reconstruction
  • Tendon transfer
  • Casting
  • Bracing

Hand and Wrist Experts

UOC’s specialized hand and wrist physicians have gone through rigorous training so patients can get back to doing what they love to do.

Meet our core team of hand and wrist physicians at UOC.

Looking for same or next-day appointments for your hand and wrist pain or injury? Please request an appointment with one of our hand and wrist specialists, physicians, or surgeons.

About University Orthopedics Center

UOC is an orthopedic practice made up of 20+ board-certified physicians and highly experienced surgeons in 10 locations throughout Central PA. We specialize in a wide range of specialties for all your orthopedic needs, offering quality patient care from diagnosis to recovery.