Hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions can be bothersome and debilitating. Sometimes they happen quickly, and sometimes they creep up slowly. Many conditions are related to nerves and tendons, and others involve joints and bones. The demands and needs for each patient are unique. Treatment for a child can very different than treatment for an elderly patient. Read More
Dr. Patel offers in-office wide-awake hand surgery which is performed without any sedation or general anesthesia. Using this technique, hand and wrist procedures may be performed with the patient fully conscious and able to return home and experience faster recovery.
Trauma may involve fractures of the upper extremity bones including the humerus (upper arm), radius and ulna (forearm), wrist and hand. The goal of fracture care is to maintain correct alignment of the bone fragments, prevent infection, encourage healing, and restore stability and function.
Overuse injuries or trauma can cause damage or compression of the peripheral nerves in the hand and upper extremity resulting in pain and loss of function. Flexor and extensor tendon injuries are also common. We offer specialized nerve and tendon repair procedures using minimally invasive techniques.
Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of the joints. There are several types of arthritis and the most common type is osteoarthritis or wear-and-tear arthritis. Arthritis affects various joints in the body including the small joints in the hands and wrist as well as the elbow causing stiffness, pain and deformity.
Wrist arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed to view, diagnose and treat problems of your wrist joint. The procedure is performed through tiny portals placed in specific locations on the wrist using a narrow viewing tube with a tiny camera called an arthroscope and special surgical instruments.
We adopt a multidisciplinary approach to hand care and rehabilitation offering personalized care with a combination of advanced minimally invasive in-office procedures and effective nonsurgical regimens to optimize outcomes.
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Wide awake surgery is a surgery performed with the patient completely awake using only local anesthesia. Normally, surgery is performed using general anesthesia...
As hand and upper extremity surgeons, our goal is to make sure that every patient leaves with a well- formulated treatment plan to make their daily aches and pains go away.