All doctors are board certified orthopedic surgeons specializing in all conditions of the hand and upper extremity.
Millions of people in the United States-usually children-are bitten by an animal each year. Most animal bites are from dogs; cat bites are the second most common,...Read More..
Joints of the hand, thumb and wrist are common targets for arthritis, a disease that causes pain, swelling, and loss of movement in the joints.Read More..
Our physicians commonly perform arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow and wrist.Read More..
Also known as Mallet Finger, Baseball Finger is caused by a sudden impact or blow to the tip of the finger, ...Read More..
Boutonnière Deformity, or "buttonhole deformity," causes the middle joint of the finger to bend in a fixed position toward the palm,...Read More..
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) arises when pressure is put on the median nerve of the wrist that runs through a "tunnel" of bone ...Read More..
A common injury often resulting from a fall, Colles' Fracture occurs when the lower arm bone fractures right above the wrist.Read More..
Upper extremity difference that are present at birth are called classified as congenital abnormalities or disorders.Read More..
De Quervain's tenosynovitis is a type of tendonitis that involves the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist.Read More..
Dupuytren's disease is an abnormal thickening of the fascia, which is the tissue between the skin and the tendons in the palm of the hand.Read More..
Hand surgeons are qualified to treat many upper extremity conditions, including immediate injury care.Read More..
Minor infections involving the fingernail are common, and most can be treated in the office with antibiotics and soaks.Read More..
Injuries to the flexor tendons of the fingers represent some of the more challenging injuries in hand surgery.Read More..
Injuries to the fingertip can involve crushing, tearing, or amputation (cutting-off) of the tips of the fingers, which can occur at homeRead More..
Although you might think a broken finger is a minor injury, without proper treatment it can result in major problems.Read More..
Ganglions (cysts) commonly grow on the top of the wrist (dorsal ganglions), but they may also occur on the underside of the wrist between the thumb and the pulse point.Read More..
Metacarpal fractures account for one-third of all hand fractures. The hand can break near the knuckle, mid-bone, or near the wrist. Signs and symptoms of a broken bone...Read More..
When your doctor or one of our physicians determines that surgery will benefit you, be assured that the doctorsRead More..
Hand therapy provides exercises and activities designed to return your hand to normal use. Either in response to an ongoing ailment ...Read More..
Joint replacement (arthroplasty) in the upper extremity has advanced by leaps and bounds in recent years.Read More..
Kienböck's disease is a painful condition of the wrist, first described by German scientist Robert Kienböck in 1928.Read More..
Ligaments are the fibrous bands that provide support to all joints. Ligament injuries, often classified as sprain injuries,...Read More..
Nerves are the "electrical wiring system" that carry messages from the brain to the rest of the body...Read More..
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is an uncommon but serious condition that may occur after an injury to the upper extremity.Read More..
Replantation is the reattachment of a severed part of the body using microsurgical techniques.Read More..
A patient with a spinal cord injury may have paralysis that affects how they use their hands.Read More..
The scaphoid or navicular bone is the most commonly fractured wrist bone.Read More..
The skier's thumb is a serious injury to the strong ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb.Read More..
Sports can cause a variety of finger, hand, and wrist injuries. These injuries can be minor, such as a sprain, or major including broken bones.Read More..
The thumb is a commonly injured digit of the hand. The thumb may be considered the most important digit, and injuries to the thumb are very disabling.Read More..
A sprained wrist is a common injury, usually caused by a fall or sudden twist. The injuries can vary from mild, causing brief pain, to major injury resulting in damage to a ligament,Read More..
Trigger finger (also known as stenosing tenosynovitis) is characterized by pain at the base of the fingerRead More..
Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome (UTS) is a common disorder where the ulnar nerve loses blood-flow as it courses around the inner bony part of the elbow.Read More..
The Long Island Hand Center physicians see patients with work related injuries of all sorts.Read More..
Wrist is also called as carpus, a complex joint comprised of bones and joints, ligaments and tendons, nerves, blood vesselsRead More..
Wrist Joint Replacement surgery, also called Total Wrist Arthroplasty, is used to treat the symptoms...Read More..
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