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Hand, Wrist and Elbow Care

The elbow, wrist and hand each contain a complex network of bones, muscles and nerves that allow you to grip and bend your arm. Whether you are gardening or are playing golf, your elbow, wrist and hand are critical for your mobility, allowing you to do routine tasks and recreational activities. If you have an injury, pain or discomfort of the elbow, wrist or hand that keeps you from taking part in the activities you enjoy, it is important to get proper orthopedic care to reduce pain and restore function. Whether you have a sprained wrist, broken bone or complex hand condition, the experienced, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons and specially trained hand and microvascular surgeons at Mission Health Orthopedics offer comprehensive care to restore an active lifestyle.

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Expert Orthopedic Care 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 susceptible to a wide variety of injuries, including acute injuries such as fractures, overuse injuries such as tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow, or nerve conditions such as cubital tunnel syndrome. The orthopedic surgeons at Mission Health Orthopedics offer specialized care for elbow pain, and can diagnose, treat and manage all injuries of the elbow--from simple to complex. We offer personalized care based on each patient’s specific needs and ensure patients benefit from the most up-to-date treatment modalities. Our surgeons offer nonsurgical options and minimally invasive surgery for all elbow conditions and partner with rehabilitation specialists to restore strength and return you back to activity. Our 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 elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis)
  • Ulnar collateral ligament injuries
  • Elbow arthritis
  • Bicep tendon tears of the elbow
  • Ulnar nerve entrapment of the elbow (cubital tunnel syndrome)

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Comprehensive Hand Care, Wrist Care and Microvascular Surgery

The team of fellowship-trained hand and microvascular surgeons at Mission Health Orthopedics 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 and wrist. If you are suffering from a hand or wrist 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 for your hand or wrist condition, our 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
  • Wrist sprain
  • 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 tunnel syndrome

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Physician Spotlight | Gordon Groh, MD

Meet Gordon I. Groh, MD, an Orthopedic and Hand Surgeon from Asheville Orthopedics Associates. (video transcript)


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