The hand and wrist are extremely complex structures that work together to allow us to easily accomplish the tasks of everyday living. However, the intricate network of nerves, bones, tendons and other supporting structures make hands and wrists vulnerable to injury and exceptionally challenging to treat. When surgery is needed, it should always be done by a skilled orthopaedic hand surgeon. Capital Orthopaedics provides a range of nonsurgical and surgical procedures to treat hand and wrist pain. For example, our state-of-the-art endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery performed by Dr. Yanish results in a drastic reduction in downtime, a smaller incision, zero restrictions after the first post-op appointment and no required physical therapy.
The hand and wrist contain numerous small bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves. Due to constant usage and the repetitive way hands are used, these structures are particularly vulnerable to injuries from overuse and trauma.
While not all sources of hand and wrist pain can be avoided, there are things you can do to help prevent chronic pain from overuse. These include:
If you are suffering from joint or tissue pain, call the offices of Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine today or use the convenient online tool to request an appointment.