A hand condition can make it difficult to do daily activities. It may interfere with your work, hobbies, or sports. Hard surgery can be an effective treatment option for easing hand pain and restoring movement.
When hand pain interferes with the things you enjoy, orthopedic specialists at Dignity Health Central California can help you find relief. Find a Doctor today and talk to them about your options for hand surgery in Central California.
Trusted Hand Treatment at Dignity Health Central California
During your waking hours, your hands are constantly helping you complete your job and other tasks. A wide range of hand conditions can lead to pain and limited movement. These include:
There are a number of hand surgery options our orthopedic surgeons can perform based on your condition, including:
- Joint replacement to replace a diseased knuckle, finger, or wrist joint
- Skin grafts and flaps to restore missing skin
- Arthroscopy to look inside your joint and make repairs
- Nerve surgery to relieve compression or repair nerves
- Tendon surgery to reroute or repair your tendon and help with hand movement
- Replantation to reattach hands or fingers
What to Expect from Hand Surgery & Recovery
Your hand surgery will take place at one of our Dignity Health Central California hospitals. Your orthopedic surgeon is with you every step of the way. Your personal goals are part of your overall treatment plan, as you look forward to life without hand pain.
You may wear a splint after surgery to keep your hand or wrist still as you heal. Basic care includes rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE).
In addition, you doctor may recommend physical therapy to improve your hand movement. Or, you may do exercise or stretches on your own in the comfort of your home.
Talk to your doctor to learn more about your hand pain treatment options. We can help you discover relief with hand surgery in Central California.
Dignity Health Central California orthopedic surgeons provide care with dignity for hand surgery in Bakersfield, Merced, San Andreas, and Stockton, CA.