Comprehensive Hand & Wrist Care


Pain from hand and wrist conditions or injuries can be unbearable, limiting your day-to-day activities. At Placentia-Linda Hospital, our team of orthopedic specialists delivers customized care that includes diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation services for everything from work-related injuries and arthritis to trauma and tendinitis.

Services include:

  • Nonsurgical and surgical treatment options including minimally invasive procedures
  • Rehabilitation services to speed up recovery
  • Support from our team of professionals who will guide you through your care journey from testing to post-treatment and rehabilitation
The Placentia-Linda team will develop a personalized care plan for you, focusing first on nonsurgical options such as anti-inflammatory medicine, ice, heat, and massage. If surgery is needed, Placentia-Linda offers minimally invasive surgical procedures to get you back to health more quickly. Comprehensive care also includes physical therapy, pain management, rehabilitation services, and advanced imaging.

Hand & Wrist Treatment & Surgery

Tests & Screenings

Proper identification of your hand or wrist condition is one of the most important steps in effective treatment. At Placentia-Linda Hospital, we offer a wide range of screenings and tests.

Among the most common diagnostic tests:

  • Bone Densitometry
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Open High Field MRI
  • Nuclear Medicine Bone Scan
  • Ultrasound
  • X-rays

Hand & Wrist Diseases & Conditions

Recovering from a hand/wrist condition or injury starts with knowledge. At Placentia-Linda Hospital, we pay close attention to the latest information on orthopedic diseases and conditions and want to share that information with you. Among the most common conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow:

  • Arthritis
  • Bicep Tendon Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Congenital Hand Defects
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Dislocations
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Fingertip Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Mallet finger
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) Injury

Hand & Wrist Treatments & Procedures

The physicians specializing in the care of the hand and wrist at Placentia-Linda Hospital focus on providing patients with customized treatment plans to get them back into action. Among the most common treatments for hand and wrist conditions and injuries:

  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Biceps Tenodesis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
  • Cubital Tunnel Release Surgery
  • De Quervain’s Release Surgery
  • Elbow and Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Fracture Surgery
  • Gamekeeper Thumb Surgery – Thumb UCL Repair
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis) Treatment
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Microsurgical Repair for Fingertip Injuries
  • Minimally INvasive Dupuytren’s Contracture Surgery
  • Nerve Decompression Surgery
  • Tendon Repair Surgery
  • Tennis Elbow Treatment
  • Tommy John Surgery for UCL Tear
  • Trigger Finger Release Surgery

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