Hand and wrist pain can make day-to-day tasks, such as driving and writing, seem impossible. The board-certified orthopedic surgeons at Perimeter Orthopaedics, PC in Atlanta, Georgia, diagnose and treat a variety of wrist and hand problems, including carpal tunnel syndrome. If hand or wrist pain interferes with your daily life, call or book an appointment online today.
The hand and wrist are highly complex structures capable of a vast range of intricate movements. Damage to any of the bones, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, or muscles in the hand can cause pain. The team at Perimeter Orthopaedics, PC treats all types of hand problems, including:
Hand problems may be the result of trauma, such as a forceful blow to a finger, overuse from repetitive hand motions, or degenerative damage.
Your Perimeter Orthopaedics, PC provider begins by carefully examining your hand and wrist. They review your symptoms and medical history, and they can diagnose most hand problems based on a physical exam, but may take an X-ray to check for broken bones. The practice has a convenient onsite imaging center.
After they diagnose your specific hand problem, the team at Perimeter Orthopaedics, PC recommends the best approach to treatment. Many hand and wrist problems resolve with nonsurgical treatment, such as:
Perimeter Orthopaedics, PC offers on-site physical therapy so you can receive all the care you need from their dedicated team.
The team at Perimeter Orthopaedics, PC explores every available conservative treatment before they consider surgery. When surgery is necessary, they use minimally invasive endoscopic techniques whenever possible.
You may need hand or wrist surgery if you continue to suffer from pain and symptoms despite conservative therapies. Severe injuries, such as complex fractures, may require surgical treatment right away to reset the bones.
The expert orthopedic surgeons perform various hand and wrist procedures, including endoscopic carpal tunnel release and wrist reconstruction surgery.
If you have hand or wrist pain, call Perimeter Orthopaedics, PC or book an appointment online today.