- Published: 30 August 2011
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This subspecialty relates to the diagnosis and treatment of the hands, wrist, forearm, elbow and shoulder. Some of the more common disorders of the hand and upper extremity include:
- Acute traumatic injuries (including fractures and dislocations)
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Congenital Conditions
- Other Cumulative trauma disorders
- Painful Wrist
- Rotator Cuff Tear
- Shoulder Instability
- Tennis Elbow
- Golfers Elbow
Orthopaedists at Lincoln Orthopaedic Center can provide comprehensive care by working with other specialists and physicians, including plastic surgeons, pain management specialists, and occupational and physical therapists.
Depending on the condition, surgery, minimally invasive surgery (arthroscopy) or other types of non-surgical methods may be utilized in the treatment of hand and upper extremity disorders and injuries.