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HG - Hand Pain - Secondary

Types of Hand Surgery

Depending on your particular type of injury or underlying problem, it may be determined that surgery is the best option. An orthopedic hand surgeon may perform several types of surgical hand procedures, including:

  • Fracture repair to fix bones in the hand or fingers
  • Joint replacement, also called arthroplasty, in people with severe arthritis of the hand
  • Nerve repair
  • Surgical drainage to remove a collection of pus if there is an abscess in the hand
  • Tendon repair

If you experience pain, numbness or other problems with your hand, it’s important you seek help soon.

Call to schedule an appointment with one of our orthopedic hand specialists.

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Sources:
Arthritis Foundation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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