Like your fingerprint, your hand or wrist condition is unique to you and your situation. That is why, at EmergeOrtho—Blue Ridge Region, we approach every patient’s hand or wrist condition with a tailored combination of treatments, therapies, and proven-effective healing protocols.

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To address your hand health with precision, we assembled a dedicated team of hand and wrist subspecialists who focus on just that: personalized hand and wrist care—designed to address your specific issues. Our highly experienced, board-certified, fellowship-trained hand specialists treat injuries and conditions that affect the fingers, hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. With sophisticated imaging tools and advanced nonsurgical and surgical treatment capabilities, our orthopedic hand doctors work efficiently and expertly to develop a precision treatment plan designed to get your hands healthy again. Additionally, as an independent medical facility, EmergeOrtho–Blue Ridge Region is able to offer care at a much lower cost when compared to local hospitals. This allows you to get the high-quality care you need for less cost.

Advanced Technology Accurately Diagnoses Orthopedic Issues

Using the latest diagnostic and imaging tools, our certified hand doctors can efficiently and effectively diagnose, treat, and even prevent orthopedic issues. In our care centers, we use state-of-the-art MRI scanners, electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies (NCS), computed tomography scans (CT), and X-rays, among other tools, to conduct a precise analysis of your hand condition.

Hand Doctors Treat a Wide Range of Orthopedic Conditions

Patients can receive professional, affordable orthopedic hand and wrist care at any one of EmergeOrtho—Blue Ridge Region’s comprehensive care centers. Our subspecialty, patient-centered approach assures that you get timely and accurate treatment from a physician with in-depth knowledge of your condition. We also have urgent care facilities equipped and staffed to manage orthopedic emergencies. Our certified doctors routinely provide care for these hand-related conditions, injuries, and symptoms:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Animal bites of the hand
  • Boxer’s fracture
  • Distal radius fracture
  • Finger dislocation
  • Metacarpal fractures
  • Scaphoid fractures
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Sprains and fractures
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Finger and hand infections
  • Osteoarthritis of the hand
  • Finger, wrist, and hand joint replacements
  • Tendinitis or arthritis
  • Finger, hand, and wrist injuries
  • Trigger finger
  • Arm and/or hand discomfort
  • Pain in the fingers, particularly when carrying, gripping, grasping, or twisting objects
  • Discomfort and swelling
  • Range-of-motion restriction
  • Palm, fingers, or hand redness or warmth
  • Hand numbness, throbbing, or tingling when resting
  • Hand and wrist joints that experience a grating or grinding sensation
  • Cysts on the end finger joints
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Extension tendon injuries
  • Flexor tendon injuries
  • Mallet finger
  • MP joint arthritis
  • Nerve injuries
  • Swan neck deformity
  • Boutonnière deformity
  • Fingertip injury
  • Thumb arthritis

Specialists with Advanced Hand-Related Training

Board-certified and fellowship-trained hand specialists have completed in-depth, advanced training in the specific care of injuries and conditions related to the hands. EmergeOrtho—Blue Ridge Region physicians and surgeons have intense knowledge and experience in the latest nonsurgical and surgical innovations and methodologies.The expert team has used some of the following methods to treat and heal hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder issues:

  • Treatment of arthritic cysts of fingers
  • Tendon lacerations repair
  • Distal joint fusions
  • Proximal joint replacements
  • Operative fixation of finger fractures
  • Carpal tunnel surgery
  • Removal of ganglion cysts
  • Wrist arthroscopy for cartilage tears
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Tommy John or elbow ligament reconstructive surgery
  • Elbow fracture treatment and surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Operative fixation of wrist fractures
  • Operative fixation of proximal humeral fractures
  • Arthroscopic acromioplasty
  • Finger joint replacement
  • Wrist joint replacement
  • Elbow joint replacement
  • Shoulder joint replacement
  • CMC arthroplasty

EmergeOrtho–Blue Ridge Region is also a regional leader in hand therapy techniques. Our rehabilitation specialists can provide you with a variety of pain relief modalities, home exercise programs, and splint fabrications to help treat your hand or wrist condition as quickly and safely as possible.

Personalized Treatment Plans

EmergeOrtho—Blue Ridge Region specialists have the knowledge base, experience, and advanced facilities to develop and execute personalized treatment plans for your specific injury or condition. From conservative treatments such as physical therapy to noninvasive and full surgeries, our comprehensive, patient-centered approach to treatment assures that you will receive the safest, efficient, and most appropriate care for your unique hand or wrist condition.

If you are experiencing pain, discomfort, loss of mobility, or strength in your finger, hand, or wrist, you should see one of our specialists soon. Early treatment leads to more successful healing. Schedule your appointment here. Our goal is for you to emerge from treatment stronger, healthier, and better.

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