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Hand, Wrist and Elbow Care

The elbow, wrist and hand contain a complex network of bones, muscles and nerves that allow you to grip and bend your arm. Whether you are gardening or playing golf, they are critical for both routine tasks and recreational activities. If you have an injury, pain or discomfort of the elbow, wrist or hand that makes daily life difficult or keeps you from taking part in the activities you enjoy, Mission Health’s team of primary care sports medicine physicians, orthopedic surgeons and specially trained hand and microvascular surgeons offers comprehensive care to reduce pain and restore function.

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Expert Treatment for Elbow Injuries

The elbow is a hinge-type joint that allows you to bend your arm, and lift and carry objects. It can be prone to a wide range of acute, overuse and nerve injuries, as well as art¬hritis. The orthopedic experts at Mission Health can diagnose, treat and manage all injuries of the elbow--from simple to complex--and offer comprehensive, personalized care based on specific needs using the most up-to-date treatment modalities. We offer nonsurgical options and minimally invasive surgery, and partner with rehabilitation specialists to restore strength and return you back to an activity. Our elbow surgeons offer locations in Asheville, Brevard, Franklin and Marion to ensure excellent care is never far away.

We offer care for all elbow injuries and disorders, including:

  • Elbow fractures
  • Tennis and golfer’s elbow
  • Bicep tendon tears of the elbow
  • Ulnar nerve entrapment of the elbow

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Comprehensive Hand Care and Microvascular Surgery

The team of fellowship-trained hand and microvascular surgeons at Mission Health have special expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of injuries and disorders of the intricate bones, cartilage, muscles, nerves and blood vessels that make up the hand. If you are suffering from a hand injury, we offer conservative options first, and work alongside rehabilitation specialists to provide hand therapy or a combination of physical or occupational therapy to increase strength and reduce pain. If surgery is necessary, our hand experts offer minimally invasive and traditional open surgery procedures to return you to a high functional level.

We care for all hand, wrist and finger conditions, including:

  • Fractures of the hand, wrist and fingers
  • Arthritis of the hand and thumb
  • Nerve injuries of the forearm, wrist and hand
  • De Quervain’s tendinitis
  • Cysts and masses of the wrist and hand
  • Trigger finger
  • Dupuytren contracture
  • Carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Ulnar nerve entrapment

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