Hand & Wrist
You use your hands and wrists every day for countless tasks. An injury to your fingers, hands, or wrists or a painful condition like arthritis, which limits movement, can cause big problems and disrupt your daily routines.
The complex anatomy of your hands and wrists presents unique medical challenges, which is why you need a doctor who has advanced training in caring for these structures. At Watauga Orthopaedics, our orthopedic surgeons are highly qualified to diagnose and treat all types of hand and wrist injuries and conditions, including:
To help our doctors accurately diagnose certain conditions that involve nerve damage, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, they will perform nerve conduction studies, including EMG.
While surgery may be necessary for some patients, hand injuries and conditions can usually be treated without surgery. In many cases, hand therapy can help resolve pain and swelling. Our certified hand therapist has years of special training in caring for hand and wrist problems and has helped thousands of patients achieve a full recovery.
When you need comprehensive hand and wrist care in Johnson City and Kingsport, Tennessee, log in to our patient portal to schedule an appointment or call us at (423) 282-9011.