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Hand and upper extremity care

Doctors specializing in hand and upper extremity care, often known as orthopedic specialists, diagnose and treat problems of the hand, wrist, arm, elbow and shoulder. They can help with sprains, fractures and cysts. You may need to see them if you have one and joint injuries, or conditions like arthritis or tendonitis.

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Hand and upper extremity care in Davie, Florida

We are here to help restore function to your hands, wrists, elbows, fingers and arms so that you can get back to your normal routine.

HCA Florida University Hospital is equipped with an experienced team of hand and upper extremity specialists who provide a range of treatments for overcoming hand pain and injuries. Whether you are experiencing congenital abnormalities, arthritis, overuse or work or sports-related injuries, we understand that hand injuries can severely limit your daily function. As such, we provide a compassionate, supportive environment for upper extremity treatment and recovery, with individualized treatment plans catered to your specific condition.

Conditions we treat

Our hand therapists and upper extremity specialists treat a diverse array of conditions that cause pain and hinder normal activities, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Bone and joint injuries to the elbows, hands, nerves
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Congenital abnormalities
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Ganglion cysts in the wrists
  • Sprains
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis and golfer’s elbow
  • Tumors

Hand and upper extremity services

Whether your condition can be remedied via physical/occupational therapy or if it needs surgical intervention, our team of hand and upper extremity specialists are here to restore function to your life as quickly and painless as possible.

Surgical services we offer

Surgical care for conditions of the hands and upper extremities varies from person to person. From blood vessel surgery to excising of tumors and cysts, we are ready for most patient conditions, including minimally invasive options. Surgical services we offer include:

  • Bone and nerve grafts
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Congenital abnormality or growth repair
  • Fracture and laceration repair
  • Joint replacement
  • Microvascular surgery
  • Minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery
  • Tumor excision

Nonsurgical treatments

Surgery is not always necessary to correct issues with your hands and upper extremities. Sometimes, something as simple as a brace or splint is all that is required to get you back up and running following a complication with your arms, elbows, hands, joints and nerves. Nonsurgical treatments we offer include:

  • Braces
  • Lifestyle change counseling
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Splints

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