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The First State Orthopaedics Hand to Shoulder Center is comprised of orthopaedic surgeons who are fellowship trained in taking care of upper extremity conditions. Our experts have extensive experience in treating hand to shoulder injuries, including fractures, ligament and tendon tears, nerve compression, and arthritis. Our fellowship trained hand surgeons are dedicated to restoring function and helping patients return to an active lifestyle. The First State Orthopaedics Hand to Shoulder Center offers the ability to treat most conditions in an office setting or at our outpatient surgical center.

Frequently Treated Problems:

  • Arthritis of the hand, wrist, and elbow 
  • Fractures & dislocations of the hand, wrist, and elbow 
  • Cysts, Tumors & Ganglions 
  • Dupuytren's contracture 
  • Elbow Bursitis 
  • Lacerations 
  • Nerve compression & repair (carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel & radial tunnel) 
  • Occupational trauma and sports related injuries
  • Pediatric fractures, including buckle fractures 
  • Rheumatoid arthritis 
  • Strains/Sprain (ligament tears, TFCC tears) 
  • Tendonitis 
  • Tendon repair (fingers, wrist, biceps and triceps) 
  • Tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow 
  • Thumb arthritis

Our Services:

  • Arthroscopic surgery 
  • Carpal tunnel release & cubital tunnel release 
  • Dupuytren’s contracture release 
  • Joint reconstruction surgery 
  • Microsurgical flap procedures 
  • Fracture care of the hand, wrist, and elbow 
  • Radial head replacement 
  • Tennis elbow repair & golfer’s elbow repair