When Painful Hand Conditions Become Too Much, Come to Houston Physicians’ Hospital
Hand and wrist conditions can severely affect your mobility preventing you from carrying out routine tasks. Most conditions are accompanied by mild to severe pain that serves as a continual source of distraction and discomfort affecting everything you do.
At Houston Physicians’ Hospital, our team of expert hand and wrist specialists diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions involving the hand, wrist, and forearm. With our state-of-the-art technology and software solutions, combined with top medical expertise that leverages the latest research, we can help patients find relief through accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment. Our orthopedic surgeons create a complete surgery plan for each patient to ensure they receive optimal preoperative, operative, and postoperative care.
When is Hand Surgery Necessary?
Hand surgery is commonly required when someone injures their hand through sudden impact due to a sports injury or accident. People who engage in rigorous and frequent activities that require repetitive hand and wrist movements like typing ,or strenuous activity like sports may also risk developing chronic and debilitating hand pain over time. At Houston Physicians’ Hospital, our team of expert orthopedic surgeons perform several types hand surgeries depending on the severity and classification of the condition. After your procedure, you may meet with a physiotherapist or hand therapist who can help you practice useful hand exercises during the recovery period. This therapy can gradually reinstate hand mobility and functionality.
Conditions That Require Hand Surgery
While diagnosis and treatment plans vary for each patient, we commonly prescribe hand surgery if the patient suffers from one or more of the following conditions:
- Basal joint arthritis
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Compound hand fracture
- Compound wrist fracture
- Congenital hand deformities
- Dupuytren’s contracture
- Ganglion cysts
- Hand and wrist trauma
- Sports injuries
- Tennis elbow
- Trigger finger
- Wrist pain
Symptoms Treated by Hand Surgery
Hand surgery is extremely effective in reducing and eliminating chronic hand pain and restoring flexibility and strength.
Patients who undergo the procedure notice an improvement in the following symptoms:
- Pain or weakness in the finger or hand
- Limited range of motion in the hand, wrist, or forearm
- Locking of the wrist
- Difficulty grasping items
- Numbness and tingling in the thumb or fingers
- Weak hand muscles
- Warmth near the wrist or fingers
- Swollen fingers
- Lack of hand and wrist flexibility and mobility
Undergo Expert Hand Surgery at Houston Physicians’ Hospital
You’ll find our board-certified orthopedic surgeon hand specialists have extensive expertise in correcting conditions involving hands, wrists, and forearms.
We examine each patient’s case in detail to develop a clear understanding of the condition, it’s possible cause, and create a custom treatment plan. Then, our team of expert physicians, surgeons, nurses, physical therapists, and staff ensures that our patients receive the best possible care in a friendly, relaxing environment. If you’re experiencing debilitating issues with your hand, you’ll find a hand specialist who’s right for you at Houston Physicians’ Hospital. To book a consultation in Southeast Texas, choose your physician and book your appointment directly with them. We serve patients in South Houston, Galveston, Webster, Clear Lake, and League City.