Adv. Orthopedic Specialists Archive: Hand

Trigger Digit Release

During this minimally-invasive procedure, the surgeon opens a narrowed tendon pulley at the base of a finger or thumb affected by trigger digit. Opening the pulley prevents the nodule from catching, allowing the the affected digit to flex and extend normally with no triggering or ...
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Tendon Repair

This procedure, performed under general anesthesia, is used to repair a ruptured or severed tendon in the finger or thumb. client="4200"; openthis="A_030af508"; width=720; vm_open()

De Quervain’s Release

This outpatient procedure relieves the symptoms of De Quervain's tenosynovitis by releasing the tendon sheath that wraps around the tendons at the base of the thumb. This relieves pressure and friction on the tendons, allowing them to glide freely. client="4200"; openthis="A_7914005a"; width=720; vm_open()

Basal Joint Surgery

Pain in the basal joint caused by arthritis makes it difficult for patients to grip and hold or twist objects between the thumb and fingers. This surgical procedure removes and rebuilds the basal joint.  client="4200"; openthis="A_17231578"; width=720; vm_open()

About Surgery of the Hand

Your hand is a complex and unique part of your body, composed of delicate tissues and an intricate network of bones, muscles, vessels, and nerves. The ability to generate great force for activities like rock climbing while also providing the fine dexterity to play a ...
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Treatment for Wrist Pain

Dr. Andrew C. Trueblood, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, and total joint care specialist at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists discusses treatment for wrist pain in this video.

Thumb Arthritis

Dr. Andrew C. Trueblood, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, and total joint care specialist at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists discusses thumb arthritis in this video.

Numb and Tingly Fingers

Dr. Andrew C. Trueblood, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, and total joint care specialist at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists discusses numb and tingly fingers in this video.

Hand

Our hand doctors at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists are recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of hand injuries and conditions. Hand pain can be the result of a condition that has developed over time, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis, or of a recent finger ...
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