Hand & Wrist Doctor in Austin, TX
Hand surgery is a very specific field of orthopedics, requiring specialized training and expert skills. Our talented hand and wrist surgeons are well-qualified to treat the delicate network of tendons, ligaments, muscles, skin, and bones in the hand and wrist. They use advanced minimally invasive endoscopic, arthroscopic, and nerve repair techniques. Patients receive diligent follow-up care, as well as hand therapy from our on-site certified hand therapists.
What's The Best Way To Prevent Hand Injuries?
One good way that you can prevent hand injuries is by using gloves when you are doing
certain tasks such as yard work, woodworking, when working with dangerous
chemicals, and other activities that can injure your hands. It is important to make sure
that your gloves fit your hands properly so that they can provide the best protection, and
you will also need to wear gloves that are appropriate for the job that you are doing.
It is also a good idea to try working a little more slowly: Many hand injuries occur
because people work too fast. And carpal tunnel problems are common in people who
work at a computer all day, but you can do your best to make sure your desk is set up in
such a way that your wrists can be straight while typing. Taking frequent breaks from
repetitive activities is also helpful.
Take off your rings and bracelets while you are working with machinery. Also, keep your
hands away from moving parts. And finally, always avoid using machinery under the
influence of drugs or alcohol.
Consultations for Hand and Wrist Pain
If you are suffering from pain in your hands or wrists, whether from a degenerative
condition or from a hand injury, it can really impair your ability to work, enjoy hobbies or
sports, or do everyday tasks. Our hand and wrist doctors can help you with everything
from surgical treatments to helping you learn therapeutic exercises that help minimize
carpal tunnel syndrome.
The hands are a complex part of the body, and we rely on them for so much of our
everyday function. Call us today to schedule your consultation. We will discuss the
causes of your hand and wrist pain, and how our treatment options can help.
Texas Orthopedics Hand Surgeons
Common hand and wrist conditions and treatments:
- Bite Injuries
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Flexor Tendon Injuries
- Extensor Tendon Injuries
- Hand Dislocations
- Hand Nerve Injury/Repair
- deQuervain's Tendonitis
- Dupuytren's Contracture
- Ganglion Cysts
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Wrist Fracture Surgery
- Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery
- Open Release Carpal Tunnel Surgery
- Joint Replacement
- Microvascular and Peripheral Nerve Surgery
- Complex Hand Reconstruction
- Orthopedic Trauma Treatment
- Finger Conditions (Swan Neck, Boutonniere, Trigger Finger/Thumb)