When you suffer an injury or disorder to your hand or wrist, it is best to be treated by an orthopedic surgeon who is specially trained in hand surgery and understands the hand's functions. At Gundersen Health System you will find a qualified team lead by fellowship trained hand surgeons.
People might see one of our hand surgeons if they suffer from symptoms such as:
- Numbness and tingling in the fingers
- Infection in the hand or wrist
- Trauma to the hand such as a fracture or rip, torn or cut tendon
- Sports injuries of the hand or wrist
- Wrist pain
Many hand injuries or conditions should be treated as quickly as possible to prevent them from becoming a worse injury.
The Gundersen hand surgery team also provides treatments for many conditions including:
Not all conditions treated by our hand surgery team require surgery. Whenever possible, they will educate patients to manage the condition and hopefully prevent surgery.